Life sentence for racist murder

Racist Pavlo Lapshyn who admitted murdering a grandfather from Birmingham and planting bombs near mosques in the West Midlands has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 40 years.

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Lapshyn 'a gutless coward for stabbing father in the back'

Judge Sweeney is currently reading to Pavlo Lapshyn the victim statement from the family of the man he murdered, Mohammed Saleem from Birmingham.

None of us can put in words what we truly feel. We cannot move forward, the murder has disabled our minds in every emotional way possible.

Our father was stabbed in the back by a gutless coward.

– Mohammed Saleem's family's victim impact statement

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