Crime & Court

32-year-old Woman Has Been Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

A 32-year-old woman has been sentenced to mandatory life imprisonment by the High Court in Lautoa for one count of murder.
01 Oct 2019 11:32
32-year-old Woman Has Been Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
Geeta Devi.

A 32-year-old woman has been sentenced to mandatory life imprisonment by the High Court in Lautoka for one count of murder.

Geeta Devi, had appeared before Judge Justice Rangajeeva Wimalasena.

Sundar Kaur and Geeta Devi were both charged for the murder of Sanjini Lata.

Kaur had pleaded guilty and was sentenced, in 2016, to life imprisonment.

The two accused had burned Lata and disposed her remains in a septic tank.

Justice Wimalasena told the court the accused had committed a callous and cruel crime.

The accused has 30 days to appeal her conviction.



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