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Man admits to killing taxi driver
Gian Chand Bajar (picture from Kent Police)
Luke Aujila has admitted killing taxi driver Gian Chand Bajar
A man has admitted killing a taxi driver by running him over with his own cab, but he is still due to stand trial after denying a murder charge.

Luke Aujila, 20, of Dorchester Road, Gravesend, Kent, pleaded guilty to manslaughter, but not guilty to murdering Gian Chand Bajar.

The 71-year-old was found injured in St Benedict's Avenue, Gravesend, in May.

The prosecution has disputed Aujila's plea that there was no murderous intent in the killing.

Maidstone Crown Court remanded him in custody on Thursday, ahead of a trial scheduled to last for up to three weeks from 6 May.

Mr Bajar, a father of five, died in hospital from the injuries he sustained in the incident on 23 May.


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