[Rodrigues] VIDEO: 13 Years In Prison For Murdering His Cousin

21 year old Serge Jean from Rodrigues was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

The young man was convicted of murdering his 17 year old cousin with whom he had a relationship.

The case dates back to May 8, 2010 in Rodrigues. Serge Jean said that he killed his young cousin in his testimony because she deceived him. He assaulted her with a motorcycle helmet.

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Initially, he was prosecuted on a charge of “manslaughter”. But he pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of “wounds and blows causing death without intention to kill”.

Serge Jean was defended by Nadeem Hyderkhan. The judgment was delivered by Benjamin judge Marie-Joseph.