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Hitmen jailed for life

Ben Hope and Jason Richards, the two hitmen who murdered A-level student Aamir Siddiqi after raiding the wrong house, have been given life sentences with a minimum term of 40 years each at Swansea Crown Court.

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Hitmen found guilty of murdering the wrong man

Two hitmen who mistakenly stabbed an innocent schoolboy to death were found guilty of murder today.

When he opened the front door of his house, Aamir Siddiqi was expecting his Koran teacher.

Instead he was confronted by Ben Hope and Jason Richards who attacked him with a knife.

The men had been paid £1,000 each to kill another man who lived nearby.

Sally Biddulph reports:

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