A man from Vîlcele village, Cantemir district, who killed in the summer of this year his 5, 3 and 1 year old minor children was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
The sentence was pronounced after the prosecutors proved that in the summer of this year, the defendant stabbed his minor sons with a kitchen knife, after a conflict with his wife over the phone, because of jealousy. Immediately after the murder, the man called the police, communicating about what happened.
The tragedy occurred on the night of July 15th to 16th, when the 34-year-old man, killed his sons inflicting them multiple knife injuries in the neck. After the murder, he tried to commit suicide by inflicting a knife injury to his neck.
He admitted his guilt saying that the committed the crime because he didn’t want to leave his children with his wife, since she is in a relationship with another man.
The prosecutors had also requested the psychiatric test. The man has never been targeted by the police before.
After examining all the circumstances of the case, the defendant was convicted of premeditated murder committed with special cruelty, to 30 years in prison, however the sentence can be appealed.