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Two hitmen found guilty of killing a seventeen year old schoolboy by mistake have been told they will spend at least forty years each in jail
Jason Richards and Ben Hope had been paid to kill a man in a row over a collapsed property deal.
Instead, they called on the wrong house in the wrong street and murdered Aamir Siddiqi as he waitied for a koran lesson, then attacked his parents.
Our Correspondent Joanna Simpson reports.
The two men convicted of murdering Aamir Siddiqi have been sentenced to life in prison each with a minimum of 40 years.
Hitmen Jason Richards and Ben Hope were found guilty of stabbing 17-year-old Aamir to death on his doorstep in Roath in Cardiff after getting the wrong house.
Joanna Simpson reports.
The judge described the complexity of the police investigation. He said of the 11 people mentioned to him "all of those officers in my judgement deserve a commendation".
Ben Hope and Jason Richards, the killers of Cardiff A-Level student Aamir Siddiqi, have each received a life sentence in jail.
The judge at Swansea Crown Court told them they must each serve a minimum term of 40 years.
The two men convicted of murdering Aamir Siddiqi will be sentenced at Swansea Crown Court this morning.
Jason Richards, 38 and Ben Hope, 39, were found guilty of stabbing the 17-year-old A-Level student to death on his doorstep in Roath, Cardiff, and attempting to murder his parents in April 2010.