‘I am not a monster’: Man in Bihar’s Kolar village says his wife was raped by her brother-in-law
A man in the eastern state of Bihar, who claims his wife had been raped by a relative, has been sentenced to three years in jail and four years of rigorous rehabilitation.
The 26-year-old, who has not been named, is accused of murdering his wife, Suresh, in their home in Kolar district of Bihar on August 26.
Police said Suresha was found lying on the floor with her neck slit, while the accused allegedly tortured her with a screwdriver.
Suresh’s body was found in the bathroom of their house on the day of her death.
The accused, who is the son-in to Sureshat, is also accused of raping his brother- in-law, Bhanu, in the same house on August 24.
The case has triggered protests in the state.
A petition filed in the local court on Tuesday against the punishment is likely to be heard in a week.