A MAN has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for killing his fiancèe by setting her on hearth as a result of she “confirmed off” her physique to different males on the seashore.
Jealous Vitaly Chaikovsky, 29, was discovered responsible of homicide dedicated with explicit cruelty in Zaporizha, Ukraine on September 11 after he murdered Anastasia Kovaleva, 22, in July final yr.
The court docket heard stunning particulars of how Chaikovsky doused Kovaleva in petrol earlier than setting her on hearth on the entrance to her condo throughout an argument.
She suffered burns to 90 per cent of her physique and died in intensive care shortly after the savage assault.
In keeping with court docket data, the homicide passed off after Chaikovsky accused Kovaleva of going to the seashore to ‘present of her physique to different males’.
Throughout a heated argument, she reportedly advised him she needed to interrupt up as their relationship was going nowhere.
It was in that second when Chaikovsky doused her in petrol which he had purchased beforehand at a petroleum station and set her alight.
Witnesses advised the court docket how Kovaleva screamed in ache as she was a ‘fireball’.
A neighbour recognized as Valentina advised native media: “We heard horrific screams.”
“Somebody was shouting: ‘a lady is burning!’
“My husband grabbed a blanket and we raced to the scene”.
She stated they had been in a position to put out the hearth and known as emergency providers.
After docs desperately tried to avoid wasting her life, Kovaleva died eight days later in hospital.
Throughout his path which lasted virtually a yr, Chaikovsky’s defence had sought to persuade judges that his fiancée’s demise was an accident.
He stated: “I didn’t need to harm her. I needed to scare her and ensure she wouldn’t dump me. It was an accident”.
The court docket nonetheless, convicted him of premeditated homicide with explicit cruelty and gave him a jail time period of 15 years.
In keeping with a good friend of Kovaleva, Chaikovsky had tried to manage her each step, consistently accusing her of flirting with different males.
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She stated: “Vitaly was extraordinarily jealous of her. He learn each message on her cellphone. He was at all times nervous and suspicious when she was chatting together with her male pals or acquaintances.
“He made her give up her job and didn’t enable her to depart the home with out him or his permission.”
In keeping with pals, Kovaleva labored as a waitress and cherished to have a chat with folks.