Lillington murder summary: The day an unremorseful killer finally met justice - and a family paid tribute to a 'kind and gentle soul'

In what has been an emotional two days, here is a summary of the murder trial

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 5:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 5:50 pm

Balvinder 'Bally' Gahir was known to many as a kind and caring person.

Yet her left was cut short in the most terrible way.

Her ex-husband, Jasbinder Gahir, controlled and manipulated her over many years - and then one night he beat her to death as she lay in her bed.

Balvinder 'Bally' Gahir

He remained unremorseful through the trial and lied continuously. But yesterday (Wednesday April 28) he was found guilty of her murder - and today (Thursday April 29) he was sentenced to a minimum of 28 years in jail.

Our thoughts are with Bally's family and friends during this tough time.

We have been bringing you the verdict, sentencing and reaction throughout the past two days so we wanted to put together all our articles in one post. Here they are:

Murder trial: Man found guilty of murdering his ex-wife at her home in Lillington

Jasbinder Gahir

Man sentenced for murdering his ex-wife in her Lillington home

“Your life was a lie, you lived a Walter Mitty type of existence' - what the judge said to the 'bullying and greedy' killer who murdered his ex-wife in her Lillington home

The face of a 'shocking, cold-blooded murderer, motivated by anger and greed' who killed his ex-wife in her Lillington home

Lillington murder trial reaction: Family's emotional tribute to Bally Gahir - a 'gentle soul, who portrayed nothing but warm love and happiness to all the people she met'