The High Criminal Court has sentenced a 38-year-old Asian to 10 years in jail for murdering a fellow Asian. According to court details, the victim was stabbed to death following a dispute with the accused. The accused had not pleaded guilty in the court. Public Prosecutors said that both the accused and the victim were in an inebriated state when the crime happened. “Both were having a drinking session and suddenly there was a dispute.
“The victim slapped the accused in his face, infuriating him. “In a fit of rage, the accused took a knife and stabbed the victim, leading to serious injuries,” the Prosecutors added. Both the accused and the victim were construction labourers. The police arrested the accused next day morning.
A witness, who was living in the same accommodation facility, which housed the accused and the victim, testified before the court.