Sikh teenager jailed for trying to blow up father who disapproved of white girlfriend


A teenager has been sentenced to eight years in jail for trying to buy explosives online to kill his conservative Sikh father who did not approve of his white girlfriend. Gurtej Singh Randhawa was arrested in May 2017 after undercover officers from the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) replaced a car bomb he ordered online with a harmless dummy device before it was delivered. The 19-year-old was convicted of maliciously possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury at Birmingham Crown Court in November 2017 and was handed the custodial sentence by the court on…

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