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High Court commutes death sentence of Cyanide Mohan in one case

High Court commutes death sentence of Cyanide Mohan in one case

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Oct 25, 2017 : The Karnataka High Court has on October 24, Tuesday commuted the death sentence of Cyanide Mohan, the notorious serial killer, to five years of imprisonment  and a fine of Rs 5000 in the  case of rape and murder of Leelavathi of Vamadapadavu near Bantwal. He was earlier sentenced to death by the  Sessions Court of Mangaluru.

Cyanide MohanThe High Court divisional bench led by Justice John Michael D’Cunha and Justice Ravi Malimutt gave the judgement on the grounds  that the prosecution has failed to prove the rape and murder. The court  however said  it found Mohan guilty of robbing the woman’s valuables.

Cyanide Mohan had  moved the High Court challenging the Sessions Court directive.

He has already been awarded lifer in the rape and murder case of Bantwal’s Kolimane resident Anitha.

Mohan is facing charges of raping and killing over 20 women using cyanide pills  between 2004 and 2009.

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Basheer Ahmed, Manglore Wed, October-25-2017, 1:22
Hang him never drag the case .......
Anitha Ram, Udupi Wed, October-25-2017, 12:59
This fellow has to be hanged. No sympathy
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