Colin Aylott QC appears at the Old Bailey for the sentencing of Bidhya Das. The tragic case concerns the killing by the defendant of his 15 month old son.

The defendant pleaded guilty to manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility and the attempted murder of another child. The defendant was sentenced by Mr. Justice Spencer at the Old Bailey following a 2 day hearing. The case involved complex psychiatric evidence and lengthy submissions on potential disposals available under the Mental Health Act. The court imposed section 37/41 orders under the Mental Health Act 2003.

Colin Aylott QC was instructed by Tom Barley of  Kaim Todner Solicitors.

You can read more about this case in the following article:-

Daily Mail - Cannabis-smoking father, 33, told his wife they would have a 'special night' together minutes before he beat their son, one, to death with a hammer

BBC News - Finsbury Park toddler death: Father killed son with hammer on 'special night'

Independent - Father killed toddler with claw hammer after promising wife he believed unfaithful 'special night', court hears

The Sun - Mum's grief after lover battered their 16 month old son to death with a hammer



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Date: 13/10/2017