London: A British court has convicted two men of killing a 21-year-old NRI TV executive in south-east London last year. Prosecutors said Gagandip Singh was was beaten and left to die in a burning car in Blackheath.
Gagandip's killers had decided to "play God" after the victim allegedly tried to rape medical student Mundill Mahil, 20, six months before he died, they said.
Mahil lured Gagandip down to her university house in Brighton in February last year, where he was set upon by Harvinder Shoker and Darren Peters who viciously beat him before bundling him into the boot of a car and driving it to Blackheath, where they set it alight.
Shoker was found guilty of murder by a majority verdict of 10-2 by a jury at the Old Bailey while Peters was found guilty of manslaughter, and Mahil of causing grievous bodily harm. The trio had denied murder....more
07:48 AM, Feb 25, 2012