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Killer to appeal sentence

A man who murdered an Indian student in Salford is due in court today to argue his 30-year minimum jail sentence is too harsh. Kiaran Stapleton shot Anuj Bidve while he was walking into Manchester on Boxing Day.

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Decision reserved in Stapleton sentence plea

The killer of Indian student Anuj Bidve will have an appeal to have his sentence reduced heard at a later date.

Kiaran Stapleton shot Anuj dead on Boxing Day last year in Salford.

Today a judge reserved a decision on an appeal to reduce his life sentence, of which Stapleton must serve a minimum of 30 years, to another date to be decided.

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