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Duo get lifer in auto driver Yatish murder case of 2014

Duo get lifer in auto driver Yatish murder case of 2014

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 10, 2017 : The First District and Sessions Court has sentenced two persons to life imprisonment in connection with the murder of an autorickshaw driver named Yatish  at  Thokkottu on August 15, 2014.

Yatish 1Those convicted are  Udaya alias Udayaraj alias Babu (38) and Lancy D’Souza  alias Lancy alias Mamu (35) of Permannur.

A clash had ensued  between Yatish and his friends and   Lancy and his group after the latter  ridiculed a Karaoke song rendered by Yatish’s friend at a bar at Thokkottu on August 15, 2014. The clash soon culminated in  the rival gang stabbing Yatish with a knife. The happenings were captured in  the CCTV camera of the bar.

The court while convicting the two, had acquitted the third accused Vinay Kumar of  the charges.

Apart from life term, a penalty of Rs 20,000 has also been imposed on the duo who have been convicted. They will have to undergo imprisonment for six more months if they fail to pay the penalty.

 A total of 28 witnesses were heard in this case.

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