Former Uttar Pradesh minister gets life term in ’94 murder case

Friday, Aug 5, 2016,11:56 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Gorakhpur | A former Uttar Pradesh minister was today sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here in a 22-year-old murder case.

According to the prosecution, a body was recovered from the farmhouse of Jitendra Jaiswal alias Pappur Bhaiyya at Pipraich in 1994.

After hearing the arguments of both the sides and perusing the evidence on record, the court held Jaiswal guilty and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Jaiswal was a minister in the state cabinet during the BJP regime in the 1990s.