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Jasvir Ginday jailed for life for murdering wife to hide sexuality

11 April 2014 Last updated at 21:49 BST

A bank worker has been jailed for life for murdering his wife in a bid to stop her revealing his homosexuality.

Jasvir Ram Ginday, 29, from Walsall, attacked Varkha Rani at their home with a metal pipe from a vacuum cleaner.

He strangled her then burnt her body in a garden incinerator, Wolverhampton Crown Court heard.

Judge John Warner told told him he would serve a minimum of 21 years in prison.

Bob Hockenhull reports.