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Gurjit Singh Dhillon sentenced to one year in jail for crash that killed Surrey senior

Gurjit Singh Dhillon has been sentenced to one year in jail in connection with the crash that killed 83-year-old Pritam Singh... (more...)

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Crown seeks prison time for driver who slammed into Surrey grandfather waiting for bus (with video)

Gurjit Dhillon, photographed here at Surrey Provincial Court in Surrey, B.C., Nov. 30, 2012, has since had Pritam Singh... (more...)

Gurjit Singh Dhillon (centre) has been found guilty of dangerous driving that caused the death of an 83-year-old great grandfather who was waiting for a bus in Surrey three years ago. Ric Ernst/PNG files

Driver found guilty of crashing car into great grandfather waiting for the bus, taking his life

Gurjit Singh Dhillon (centre) has been found guilty of dangerous driving that caused the death of an 83-year-old great grandfather... (more...)

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