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Kevin Case;10 convicted for honour killing

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Kottayam: Ten of the fourteen accused in the sensational Kevin murder case for honour killing has been convicted by the Kottayam Municipal Sessions Court.

This is the first conviction for honour killing in Kerala.

The ten convicted persons are Sanu Chacko, brother of Kevin’s fiance Neenu, Niyas Moran, Ishan Ismail, Riyas, Manu, Sheffin, Nishad, Fazil and Shanu Shajahan.

Neenu’s father Chacko John and three others-Ramiz Sherif, Shinu Shajahan, Vishnu-were acquitted.

The court confirmed that Kevin’s murder was a clear case of honour killing. The charges slapped on the convicts include murder, kidnapping and house-trespassing.

The quantum of the sentence will be delivered on Saturday.

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