A choose has sentenced a Vancouver man to 12 years’ jail for killing a intercourse employee in her residence and stealing over $10,000 in money from a non-public poker recreation. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
British Columbia Supreme Court docket Justice Heather MacNaughton has sentenced Baghdad-born Ali Rafid Khudh Khudhair to 12 years in jail. The 26-year-old man killed a intercourse employee in her own residence, simply two months after he robbed a non-public poker recreation in Burnaby, BC.
Khudhair, who fled from each Iraq and Syria and is now a everlasting resident of Canada, organized to satisfy the intercourse employee at her residence. Because the choose wrote of the Might 2021 tragedy, nonetheless, Khudhair wasn’t in search of a sexual encounter with a lady. He’d come:
to rob or in any other case benefit from her.”
As a substitute, Khudhair obtained into an altercation with the lady’s boyfriend. Because the pair chased the armed man out of their house, Khudhair fired a single shot that may result in the lady’s dying later that night time. In a sufferer assertion, the boyfriend stated the lady’s dying was “concerning the darkest and most bitter expertise” of his life.
One other sufferer assertion a few totally different crime dedicated by Kudhair in March 2021 has an analogous ring to it. A part of Khudhair’s jail sentence got here from the armed theft of a non-public poker recreation held in a Burnaby condominium, three months earlier than the deadly capturing. Khudhair stole over $10,000 in money.
The poker recreation host, who escaped by knifing Khudhair in the face according to CTV News Vancouver, stated the occasions of that night time “have haunted him daily since,” and that he’s all the time on his guard.