In Britain, an Indian-origin woman was murdered by her husband on Christmas last year. Now the accused has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Lawrence Brand (47) murdered his 41-year-old wife Angela Mittal with a knife used in the kitchen. On Friday, the Reading Crown Court sentenced him.
Angela was stabbed 59 times on her throat and chest, causing her to die on the spot. Judge Hyder Roorton told the accused, "You killed your wife with a knife, your assault was cruel, you knocked on your wife with a knife 59 times, during that time your knife was broked,but you still did not stop and Went out of the room, and went to the kitchen and brought another knife. "
During the hearing in the court, it was said that forensic evidence shows that the victim tried a lot to save herself. He had to face much fear and pain. An investigator involved in the case said that the woman was attacked at the place where she should feel safe, at the same place. The accused cleaned the incident spot before calling an emergency number. He called the police instead of an ambulance.
Angela's father Bharat and mother Kamla Mittal paid tribute to her daughter and said that she was very good. They said that due to an insensitive crime her life was over.