Decision expected today in trial of Abbotsford man accused of killing his sister Amarjit Khosa

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Abbotsford police and The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) investigate the “suspicious death” of a 34-year-old Abbotsford woman. Nick Procaylo/ PNG

JENNIFER SALTMAN
VANCOUVER DESI

A B.C. Supreme Court judge is expected to decide Wednesday morning whether an Abbotsford man is guilty of the second-degree murder of his sister.

Harmohinder Singh Khosa, 43, is accused of killing 34-year-old Amarjit Khosa in her basement suite on July 21, 2010. Justice Miriam Maisonville will deliver her decision in New Westminster court.

Khosa’s lawyer, Brij Mohan, argued that his client did kill Amarjit Khosa, however he should not be found guilty of second-degree murder.

“The crux of the case is going to be whether Mr. Khosa was suffering from a disease of the mind, and whether the disease of the mind made him incapable of appreciating his actions,” Mohan said on the first day of trial.

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