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Fisherman sentenced to life imprisonment for murder

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Thane, May 4 (PTI) A court in Maharashtra's Thane district Saturday sentenced a 40-year-old fisherman to life imprisonment for killing a man three years ago. District judge H M Patwardhan convicted David Juran Malya and sentenced him to life imprisonment apart from imposing a fine of Rs 5,000 on him. Public prosecutor Ujjwala Moholkar said both Malya and the victim, Brain Muni (33), were fishermen and lived in the same locality in Uttan area of the district. On October 12, 2015, they had a quarrel over a petty issue and Malya stabbed Muni many times. Malya was arrested the following day. The prosecution examined more than a dozen witnesses to prove its case, Moholkar said. PTI CORR KRK DPB

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