Murder For 50 Paisa – Death Sentence For The Accused

Mavelikkara – The Additional Sessions Court has given death Sentence to Santhosh Kumar related to the Murder case. The accused was convicted for murdering two persons over a fight over 50 paise..The death sentence was awarded to Ubarnad Valiavilayil ( Santhamma Bhavanam) Santhosh Kumar.
Santhosh was convicted of murdering a shop keeper and his relative . The incident happened on 24th June 2006 night.
Suresh who had a shop refused to give a cigarette on credit to Santhosh and demanded at least 50 paise as he was about to close the shop. This resulted in a quarrel between the two. Later Santhosh came to Suresh house and stabbed him in front of Suresh’s wife. Prasannan who came out from the house hearing the screaming was also attacked by Santhosh. Later after the incident he ran away and escaped. Suresh died on the spot and Prasannan died later in the hospital.