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A SurreyÂ man who whipped his wife with a USB cable then beat his mother to death when she tried to intervene has been sentenced to 11Â½ years in prison.
Provincial court judge Alexander Wolf noted that Sukhvir Singh Badhesa’sÂ two young children witnessed the whole thing.
Badhesa, 39, pleaded guilty to manslaughter, but the Crown argued the “act of killing his mother is close to the ‘near murder’ side of culpability.”
Alcohol, mental illness and tragedy
Wolf gave BadhesaÂ 10 years for
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