Tandoor murder: SC commutes sentence to life

Oct 08, 2013, 11:07 IST | IANS

The Supreme Court Tuesday commuted to life imprisonment the death sentence awarded to former Youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma for killing his wife and attempting to dispose off her body in a tandoor

An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam, recounting the sequence of events leading to the murder of Naina Sahni and the attempt to dispose off her body by burning it in a tandoor of the Bagiya restaurant in a then government-run hotel, commuted the death sentence to life imprisonment. 

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