Melbourne: Indian national Gursewak Dhillon, who accidentally knocked down three-year-old Gurshan Singh Channa last year, was on Wednesday jailed for five years by an Australian court, which also ordered his deportation.
Victorian Supreme Court judge Justice Lex Lasry sentenced Dhillon and said he had put his own welfare before the toddler who could have survived.
The judge said 25-year-old Dhillon was concerned he would be blamed for injuring the child and he would be deported from Australia.
Last March, Dhillon accidentally knocked the head of Gurshan as he opened the front door of a home he shared with the child's parents in Melbourne's north. He then panicked, placed the child in the boot of his car and drove away before dumping the body in long grass several kilometres away....more
11:36 AM, Feb 02, 2011