The court has also awarded rigorous imprisonment for seven years and a fine of 15, 000 for crime committed under section 449 IPC , RI for 1 year for crime under section 342, RI for 10 years and 25, 000 fine for rape and life imprisonment for causing death following rape, as well. The accused was ordered to be hanged by neck till he is dead for murder.
The court which convicted Ameerul Islam on Tuesday, heard both sides on Wednesday ahead of deciding on the quantum of punishment.
Ameerul kept a straight face as he listened to the sentence.
In the sensational case, the special investigation team was headed by ADGP B Sandhya with SP S Sasidharan as principal investigating officer.