Thursday, October 22, 2009

Five years for fatal punch in brawl

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to five years in jail following a fight which left a man fatally wounded.
The young man was found guilty of homicide by negligence. During a brawl outside a night club in Aarau, he punched a 19-year-old in the face. The young victim went into a coma and died two months later.
In addition to his prison sentence, the 22-year-old has been ordered to pay compensation of CHF 60,000 francs to his victim’s mother, and CHF 40,000 to his father.

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