Man gets 4 yrs jail in UK for killing fellow Indian

The incident occurred in November,2011.

Written by Press Trust Of India | London | Published: March 3, 2012 1:30 am

An Indian national,who came here on a student visa in 2009 and overstayed,has been sentenced to four years in jail for stabbing an illegal Indian immigrant to death during a fight between them in a house in Leicester. The incident occurred in November,2011.

The accused,Amitpreet Singh,23,has now been sentenced by the Leicester Crown Court to four years imprisonment for fatally stabbing Harinder Singh,29,in the neck. The two were sharing the house with other “fellow illegal immigrants from India”,reports from Leicester said Friday. Amitpreet will be deported to India at the end of his sentence. He admitted manslaughter on grounds of provocation,because the victim first attacked him with a knife. After friends intervened,Amitpreet stabbed the victim with a lock-knife.

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