10. Mar, 2018


Jailed for "life" - a minimum term of 12 years.

Mr Banting, 57, had been on his way to meet one of his sons for a drink at a nearby pub and as he walked towards the exit Ahmed, who had been walking down the main road, approached him.

The defendant then launched a violent and sustained assault stabbing the victim over 50 times in the head, back and front of his body.

Ahmed had then walked calmly away and Mr Banting bled to death despite efforts of members of the public and paramedics to save him.

Fifty-seven-year-old Anthony Banting had just got off the Midland Metro’s Soho Benson stop on the afternoon of March 31 last