Story number 4 for 17 Oct 2000

By October 17, 2000

Elsewhere, a special court in India has convicted a thirteen-year old for his connection with the brutal murder of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons. A judge in Orissa State sentenced the teen to 14 years imprisonment for being part of the group that killed the Staines. The teen is one of 15 that have been accused in the case while the trial of 14 others continues. Staines had worked among leprosy patients for years in the area but was the target of Hindus because of his Christian influence.

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