A 28-year-old from Criuleni was sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment for murdering his mother. His accomplice having received 15 years.
Prosecutors have requested the court for the victim's son to be sentenced for life.
According to the attorneys, on the night of 29 to 30th July 2013, the man, along with his friend, while drunk, have strangled the victim, with an object akin to a rope, in their house from Corjova village, Criuleni. After the woman fainted, they took her body to Dniester river and using a boat threw her in the middle of the lake.
On 7th April 2016, the two were arrested.
Earlier, the victim's son was sentenced to 12 years of imprisonment for manslaughter.