In the Rostov region, the court sentenced a 66-year-old local resident who was accused of double murder and deliberate destruction of property, the press service of the regional Sledkom reports.

In November 2020, during a quarrel, a person involved in a private household in Rostov fired several shots from a hunting rifle at a married couple who were his relatives. And then set fire to their garage. The man and woman died from the gunshot wounds they received.

At the request of the investigator, the court chose a preventive measure in the form of detention in respect of him. Now, by a court verdict, the man was sentenced to 17 years in prison with a sentence to be served in a penal colony with a strict regime.

Earlier we reported that in the Rostov region they will judge assassins’ orderers.