New Delhi: An Australian teenager has been sentenced to 13 years in jail for the murder of Indian student Nitin Garg. The judge, however, said the attack was not racially motivated.
21-year old Nitin was stabbed to death in Melbourne in January 2010 while he was walking to his workplace.
The attack took place at a time of heightened attacks on Indian students and cab drivers in that country.
The convict's name has been withheld as he is a minor. Now 17-years old, he will have to serve at least eight years behind bars before being eligible for parole....more
08:37 AM, Dec 22, 2011
Melbourne: The lawyer of a 16-year-old boy, who has pleaded guilty to killing Indian student Nitin Garg, told a court that the murder was a result of immaturity of his client believed to be the youngest person in Victorian state of Australia to commit the crime. At a plea hearing in the Victorian Supreme Court, Defence lawyer Marcus Dempsey told the Supreme Court, "At 15 and a half it seems...
12:12 PM, Jun 06, 2011