Kottayam: The Kottayam Principal Sessions Court has given a verdict to the ten accused in the murder case of Kevin on Tuesday.
The ten accused were declared guilty of murdering Kevin and now the Sessions court has declared a double life-imprisonment with a penalty of Rs 25,000.
The 10 convicted persons are Sanu Chacko, brother of Kevin’s fiancee Neenu, Niyas Moran, Ishan Ismail, Riyas, Manu, Shefin, Nishad, Fazil and Shanu Shajahan. Neenu’s father Chacko John and three others-Ramiz Sherif, Shinu Shajahan, Vishnu-were acquitted.
The case involves the murder of Kevin, a Dalit Christian, by his wife’s father and her brother with the help of other accomplices. Kevin’s wife, Neenu, belongs to the affluent Syrian Christian community and their relation was strongly condemned by her family.