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Pharmacist Bipin Desai cleared of elderly father’s murder

Bipin Desai was ruled to have shown ‘mercy’ to his father

By: Sarwar Alam

A pharmacist on trial for the murder of his elderly father by injecting him with a lethal dose of morphine has been freed by a UK judge, who ruled that he had acted out of “mercy and pure compassion”. Bipin Desai had denied the murder charge but admitted to assisting his 85-year-old father Dhirajlal Desai commit suicide at their home in Surrey, south-east England, because he had been depressed and wanted to end his life. “Your acts of assistance were acts of pure compassion and mercy. Your father had a solid and firm wish to die. Being assisted to die…

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