Mangaluru: John Sequeira of Kailara of Barya village in Beltangady taluk had been accused of hitting his brother Joachim with an iron rod resulting in his death on Nov 14 night in 2012.
They had a dispute over property, which was brewing for long. A heated argument that night led to the manslaughter.
The case came up for hearing in the first additional district and sessions court here. Pronouncing his judgement after hearing the arguments of the prosecution and the defence lawyer, the presiding officer of the court, B K Nayak, ruled that the prosecution had failed to establish the crime charges against the accused.
Hence he has acquitted John Sequeira in the case.
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