Labourer sentenced to 7 years in jail




The principal district and sessions judge B P Deshpande on Friday sentenced Vinay Kerketta, a labourer from Jharkhand, to undergo 7 years imprisonment and pay fine of Rs 10,000 for killing 27-year-old Roshan Uron from Jharkhand, also a labourer.

Verna police had charged Kerketta under section 302 of IPC while the court held him guilty under section 304 of IPC.

According to the prosecution, the 27-year-old labourer Roshan Uron was found lying in a pool of blood in a shared room at an under construction site in Verna in January 2018. 

The court examined in all 16 witnesses including the investigating police officer PI Ninad Deulkar. The public prosecutor L Fernandes represented the state.