Hyderabad: A local court in LB Nagar on Wednesday sentenced a man to undergo life imprisonment and his acquaintance to one year rigorous imprisonment for murdering a lawyer at Jawahar Nagar.
The court convicted D Lokesh Babu to life and S Suman Reddy to a year, both residents of Shamirpet.
In June 2016, A Uday Kumar, a lawyer from Kapra was murdered by Lokesh Babu, Suman Reddy and their associates over a property dispute. Lokesh with the help of his associates had attacked Uday with a sickle leading to his death. They shifted the body in a car to a secluded place in Keesara Dayara where they burnt it.
The Jawahar Nagar police booked a case of murder and arrested five persons. After investigation, a chargesheet was filed in the court. The court conducted a trial and pronounced its verdict sentencing Lokesh and Suman, while acquitting three others.