Two young boys from the Telenesti district were sentenced each to 30 years in prison. The defendants are accused of murder of a man and theft of his property.
According to prosecutors, in January 2014, the accused attacked the citizen of Chisinau who came to visit relatives in the village Zgardesti of Telenesti district.
The attackers have strangled the man who was at the wheel of his own car, and then they thieved the car, phone and money.
After the crime, the accused left the victim's body near the settlement in the Sangera district.
In 2015, for the killing with intent and robbery the criminals were sentenced each to 21 years of imprisonment.
The prosecutors, however, were disagreed with the verdict and appealed against it, relying on the leniency of a punishment.
So, recently, by the decision of the Court of Appeals the Balti city the defendants were sentenced each to 30 years in prison.
In addition, at the prosecutor’s request, the court decided to recover compensation from the defendants for moral and material injury in favor of a legal victim’s successor in the total amount of 272 thousand lei.
The decision of the Court of Appeals is final and enforceable but may be appealed in cassation to the Supreme Court.