Gagandip Singh's family seek to appeal Mundill Mahil's sentence
The family of a murdered TV
executive has asked the Attorney General to reconsider the sentence
imposed on the friend who lured him to his death.
Medical student Mundill Mahil, of
Maidstone Road, Chatham, was convicted of grievous bodily harm with
intent after a revenge attack on Gagandip Singh.
The former Rochester Grammar School
pupil was sentenced to six years in a young offenders’ institution
at the Old Bailey on February 29, but Mr Singh’s family feel her
sentence is not long enough.
They have formally filed a request
asking Dominic Grieve, QC, to look at the sentence, claiming it is
Mr Grieve will decide whether to
refer it to the Court of Appeal.
Mr Singh’s sister Amandip, 19,
said: "I feel that six years is not enough, she was the main part
of it. She will be out in three.
"What I think would be much better
is if it was double figures and she was in prison for over 10
Miss Singh said she met medical
student Mahil, 20, whose parents run a guest house, only once but
described her as a very close friend of her brother.
It was claimed in court that Mr
Singh tried to rape Mahil and she wanted revenge.
She invited Mr Singh to her student home in Brighton, so he
could be taught a lesson.
Mahil's friend Harvinder Shoker, who was infatuated with her,
and Darren Peters, who was described as 'hired muscle', viciously
beat Mr Singh. The two men then bundled him in the boot of his own
car and set it alight, with Mr Singh still alive inside.
Shoker, 20, of Charlton Park Lane, Greenwich, was jailed for
life with a minimum 22-year term after being found guilty of
Peters, 20, of Shooters Hill Road, Blackheath, was sentenced to
12 years in a young offenders' institution after being found guilty
Mr Singh’s friends have launched a
petition online, calling for Mahil’s sentence to be
So far it has received more than
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