High court upholds stiff sentence for Czech who committed filicide

The Prague High Court, in an appeals process, upheld an earlier exemplary 26-year prison sentence for Milan Torák, who murdered his own daughter, 12 years old, in a fit of jealousy. Several days before he had threatened to take the girl’s life and also his own in a car crash, witnesses later said. The girl's mother, working as a nurse in Saudia Arabia, suffered the horror of hearing the murder over an internet line as it took place.

Author: Jan Velinger