Moodidri, Oct 11, 2018: The Principal District and Sessions Judge Kadloor Sathyanaraya Acharya found 33-year-old Dolphy Goveas guilty of murdering his octogenarian father, Paul Goveas, and assaulting his brother, Stany Goveas, at Kairangala near Moobidri in April 2017.
The judge will pronounce the quantum of punishment today Oct 11, Thursday.
According to the chargesheet by the Moodbidri police, Dolphy was reportedly unhappy with his father and his brother for the latter’s allegation about his involvement in his mother’s death in January 2015.
On April 14, 2017, Dolphy stabbed his father with a sharp weapon when Stany had gone to church. When Stany returned home, Dolphy hit him and ran away.
Prosecutor Pushparaj Adyantaya examined 36 witnesses.