In the Media

Disgraced Londonderry lawyer Sandhu loses appeal

PUBLISHED December 12, 2009

A solicitor who incited suspected loyalist paramilitaries to murder has failed in his bid to have a 10-year jail term reduced.

Judges dismissed an appeal against the sentence imposed on Manmohan 'Johnny' Sandhu.

Sandhu was convicted after his interviews with loyalist clients at a police station were secretly recorded.

Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan described the challenge brought by the 44-year-old as a