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Samra seeking early date for parole Wants 22 months spent in Indian jail considered
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Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Gary Oakes TORONTO STAR
Date: Jan 14, 1994
Start Page: A.4
Section: NEWS
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Kuldip Singh Samra - now serving life in prison for killing two men in a Toronto courtroom - wants the time he spent in pre-trial custody taken into consideration when he comes up for parole.

In a motion to be heard in Ontario Court, general division, on Monday, 47-year-old Samra will ask that the 22 months he spent in an Indian prison be included in the calculations as to when he is entitled to apply for parole.

In the motion filed by legal adviser Munyonzwe Hamalengwa, [Samra] argued that if the time in custody in India is not included in the sentencing calculations, it would violate Samra's constitutional rights.

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