Berhampur: A local court today awarded life imprisonment to 19 accused in connection with sensational Maheswar Sasmal murder case which had taken place in 2007.
The Additional District Judge (I) court in Berhampur convicted 19 persons in the murder case. Out of 19 convicts, one has already died.
The life sentence was pronounced based on the statements by 12 witnesses and evidence.
Notably, Sasmal, a resident of Phulta village in Rangeilunda Tehsil of Ganjam District was killed in a group clash in 2007. Total 19 persons were arrested in this connection. They subsequently had walked free on a conditional bail.