Preeti Rathi case: Convict Ankur Panwar given death sentenceSeptember 08, 2016 15:14
The Mumbai sessions court has awarded the death sentence to convict Ankur Panwar in the Preeti Rathi acid-attack-murder case. On Tuesday, the court had found Panwar guilty of sections 302 (murder) and 326 B (Voluntarily throwing acid) of the IPC.
Panwar had thrown acid on Preeti, who had come to Mumbai to join as a nurse in a defence hospital in May 2013.
A month later, she died of multiple organ failure.