Melbourne: Indian-origin driver Mohinder Singh (48) in Australia was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Wednesday for the crime of mounting a truck on police officers and killing four of them. According to media reports, the incident occurred on Melbourne's Eastern Freeway last year. The truck driver was drunk during the accident and was also feeling sleepy. The Supreme Court of Victoria sentenced Mohinder Singh.
Singh was tired and drunk at the time of the incident. Prior to the incident he stopped en route to a drug deal. The Guardian reported that Constable Lynette Taylor, Senior Constable Kevin King and Constables Glenn Humphris and Josh Priestny were killed in the accident. According to the news, Singh was sentenced to 22 years in prison, out of which he will not get parole for 18 and a half years.
Other drivers also saw Singh driving carelessly. "He was going to kill someone," said an eyewitness. Investigators said Singh was addicted to a drug called ice and he had rested just five hours out of 72 before the accident and these three days Most of the time was spent in drug dealing and consumption.