Court awards death sentence to man accused of murdering elderly couple in 2013 in Kerala

Updated: Mar 25 2023 12:15AM

Kottayam (Ker), Mar 24 (PTI) A local court on Friday awarded death sentence to a man for murdering an elderly couple related to him in 2013.

The additional sessions court sentenced Arun Sasi to death for killing his relative Thankamma (68) and her husband, Bhaskaran Nair (71), with an intention to rob them.

The court, while awarding the death sentence, noted that the convict, who was supposed to protect the elderly couple as the latter's daughters were abroad, committed a brutal murder which cannot be justified.