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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Gosal get life term for murder in Sikh festival shooting death

Washington -- Gurpreet Singh Gosal, 28, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for 35 years for the murder of a 26-year-old man outside a Sikh gurdwara in California in 2008.

Jurors in Sacramento Superior Court this week sentenced Gosal for the second degree murder of Parmjit Singh Pamma outside the Bradshaw gurdwara in Sacramento during a Sikh sports festival Aug 31, 2008.
 
On hearing the sentence, Gosal apologised to the victim's family through his attorney, News10.net reported Saturday.
 
According to the report, the shooting followed an argument between the victim, another man who was wounded, and Gosal and a second man, sheriff's detectives had said at the time of the incident. 
 
Witnesses at the site managed to restrain Gosal till the sheriff's deputies arrived.
 
IANS

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