Hyderabad: A 50 year-old woman who failed to repay a debt of Rs 15 lakh taken from two women and threatened them when they asked for their money back, was convicted by a court on Thursday.
The court directed her to undergo two years of rigorous imprisonment and pay Rs 10,000 as fine.
A case was registered against K. Arundhathi, 50, a resident of Bharani Colony by Neredmet police in 2016, on the complaint of one S. Radha Devi, that the former has abused and threatened her when she was asked to repay her debt.
The Rachakonda police said that Radha Devi and her friend Rama Devi, had given Rs 10 lakh and Rs 5 lakh respectively to Arundhathi, as a loan in 2015, with a promise to claim the debt in a year.
When the duo asked Arundhathi about the money, she abused them in filthy language and also threatened them with dire consequences if they asked for the money. Subsequently, a case was registered against her under sections 420, 406 and 504 of IPC.
After the investigation, the case was charge-sheeted before the 12th Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Court at Malkajgiri.
The court conducted a trial and on Thursday gave a judgement convicting Arundhathi and directed her to undergo two years of rigorous imprisonment, and also to pay Rs 10.000 as fine, said the police....