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Siddiqi jury retires

The jury in the trial of two men accused of stabbing 17-year-old Aamir Siddiqi from Cardiff have retired. Both men deny murder.

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Murder trial: "a contract killing", court hears

The prosecuting barrister has described the case as a 'contract killing' Credit: ITV News Wales

The trial has begun today of two men accused of murdering teenage boy, Aamir Siddiqi. Ben Hope and Jason Richards have denied murder at Swansea Crown Court.

This morning, prosecuting barrister, Mr Harrington, described the case as a "contract killing".

"They have been recruited for the attack. Tragically the killers went to the wrong house. They made a colossal mistake, a fatal mistake for Aamir." – Prosecuting barrister, Mr Harrington.

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