Life sentence for Fr. Thomas Kottoor, Sister Sephy in sensational Sister Abhaya murder case

Thiruvananthpuram (Kerala) – The CBI Special Court has awarded life sentence to Father Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy in the sensational Sister Abhaya murder case. The Court has also imposed a fine of Rs. 6.5 lakh on Kottoor and Rs. 5 lakh on Sephy. Kotoor was fined for murder, destruction of evidence and tresspassing, while Sephy was fined for murder and destruction of evidence.

The prosecution had argued for a death sentence, pointing out that it’s a rare case where a nun and a priest joined hands to murder another nun.