Puttur, Dec 10, 2015 : The fifth Additional District and Sessions Court of Puttur has convicted Fernard Monteiro of Kapinabagilu of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The incident had taken place on June 6, 2013. The Court will pronounce the quantum of punishment today.
Fernard who had asked his wife Rosalina to cook pork meat on June 6, 2013 grew angry when his wife said she would prepare the dish after heating water for bath.
He then reportedly hurled a sickle on her injuring her on the head.
Though Rosalina managed to grab the sickle and throw it outside, Fernard then poured kerosene on her and tried to immolate her.
Rosalina who had sustained serious injuries, had breathed her last on June 11. Fernard who was arrested the same day was charge sheeted by the then Rural Circle Inspector.