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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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Murdered Aamir planned to study law

Aamir Siddiqi was 17 when he was murdered. Credit: Family

Speaking on on behalf of her family, Aamir's sister Umbareen Siddiqi said her brother was planning to study law at university.

"Aamir was a beautiful person with a bright future. If he was still with us he would be looking forward to turning 21 this year and completing his law degree," said Ms Siddiqi.

"He was the heartbeat of our family but his warmth, love, affection and humour touched many many more people."

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