Air India convict to be sentenced today

UPDATED: Inderjit Sing Reyat receives 9-year sentence

Inderjit Sing Reyat will be sentenced today in the B.C. Supreme Court for lying at the trial of two men charged in the 1985 Air India bombings. On June 23, 1985, Air India Flight 182 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean after a bomb exploded killing 331 people. Reyat is the only man to have been convicted in connection with the bombing. He is expected to receive a sentence at the high-end of the 14-year maximum for perjury.

UPDATE: Reyat was sentenced to nine years in prison.

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