London Man First Ever to Clear All Charges After Killing 3 in Self-Defense

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A 30-year-old Indian man in London, who single-handedly killed three men in self-defense, has been cleared of charges related to the incident.

What happened: Gurjeet Singh, the first person not to be charged over a self-defense triple killing in the United Kingdom, reportedly “went all Bruce Lee” during the clash The Times reported. A witness described the bloody aftermath as something out of a movie.

  • Gurjeet, a local builder, was walking from his local Sikh temple in Ilford on Jan. 19 when he was approached by a group of armed men, The Sun reported.
  • The attackers, who were mainly laborers, had a falling out with Gurjeet over a failed business deal.
  • During the violent clash, four attackers were carrying knives and a hammer while a fifth man was believed to be the designated driver.
  • Gurjeet also used a knife to kill Baljit Singh, 34, Narinder Singh, 26, and Harinder Kumar, 22.
  • The attack, which lasted just around 13 seconds, was captured on CCTV.

 

The aftermath: Following the incident, Gurjeet suffered multiple injuries to his hands, arms and head, including cuts and a “crush injury” to his head, possibly, from a hammer.

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  • One of the attackers, Sandeep Singh, 29, survived and was sentenced with a four-year prison term for conspiracy, while his 27-year-old brother Harpreet, the driver, was sentenced to serve a 12-month jail term in August, according to the Daily Mail.
  • Both were already overstaying their visas and will be deported after serving their terms.
  • In February, Gurjeet was charged “with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and he was remanded in custody for trial.”
  • In August, a jury at Snaresbrook Crown Court found him not guilty and he was not charged in relation to the deaths of those three men.

Featured Image Screenshots (left) via The Sun, (right) MrFulanAlFulan

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