Rajvinder Kaur jailed for killing mother-in-law with rolling pin in Southampton home

Woman jailed for killing mum-in-law with rolling pin

Rajvinder Kaur

The scene of the crime in Broadlands Road, Southampton.

First published in Southampton

A Hampshire mum wept as she was told she would serve at least 11 years in jail for battering her mother in law to death.

Rajvinder Kaur used a wooden rolling pin to rain at least 20 blows to the head of 56-year-old Baljit Buttar before leaving her in blood-soaked bathroom.

At Winchester Crown Court Judge Mr Justice Burnett jailed Kaur for life to serve a minimum of 11 years behind bars.

He described the murder as “frenzied” after she “exploded with rage” because she was being nagged on the morning of February 25 2011.

Sentencing Kaur, 37, her told her that one of the key aggravating features of her case was making her nine-year-old son open the bathroom door to find her grandmother naked, dead and lying in a pool of blood in a bid to fix herself an alibi.

He went on to describe how Kaur then willingly let her husband Iqbal Singh become a suspect for the killing of his mum as he w3as held and quizzed by police.

You lost your temper and completely lost your self control

Mr Justice Burnett

Two friends , who had gone to the flat in Broadlands Road, Swaythling, to help following news of Mrs Buttar's death were also arrested and interviews suspicion of murder.

Mr Justice Burnett said Kaur had peddled lies through 14 police interviews and had gone on to change her story and admit the killing through provocation forcing a retrial.

He described how the consequences were “tragic in so many ways for so many people.”

And he added: “The precise circumstances of what occurred are known only to you. You lost your temper and completely lost your self control. The attack which followed was a frenzied one with perhaps 20 blows to her head and elsewhere on her body.

“You did nothing to help her, your actions afterwards were cruel and calculated.”

Kaur admitted manslaughter, but was yesterday found guilty of murder.

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12:31pm Thu 19 Jul 12

Taskforce 141 says...

Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!) Taskforce 141
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12:47pm Thu 19 Jul 12

waltons11 says...

She will serve a minimum of 11 years as she has a life sentance whic is 25 years, she may serve more than 11 if the Home Office do not feel that she is safe to be let out at that time.
She will serve a minimum of 11 years as she has a life sentance whic is 25 years, she may serve more than 11 if the Home Office do not feel that she is safe to be let out at that time. waltons11
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1:29pm Thu 19 Jul 12

Georgem says...

I do find it amusing when people demand justice, and tougher sentences, and also refer to prison as "accommodation at the taxpayers expense". Can't have it both ways, John C. Taxpayer. You want a justice system? You have to pay for it.
I do find it amusing when people demand justice, and tougher sentences, and also refer to prison as "accommodation at the taxpayers expense". Can't have it both ways, John C. Taxpayer. You want a justice system? You have to pay for it. Georgem
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2:16pm Thu 19 Jul 12

Shoong says...

Taskforce 141 wrote:
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.
[quote][p][bold]Taskforce 141[/bold] wrote: Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)[/p][/quote]It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards. Shoong
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3:29pm Thu 19 Jul 12

mansak_hunt says...

Shoong wrote:
Taskforce 141 wrote:
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.
Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans were the last men hanged in the UK but they confessed to the crime and have never been proven innocent?
Please explain.
[quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Taskforce 141[/bold] wrote: Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)[/p][/quote]It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.[/p][/quote]Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans were the last men hanged in the UK but they confessed to the crime and have never been proven innocent? Please explain. mansak_hunt
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4:06pm Thu 19 Jul 12

Frank28 says...

How can they call her a Southampton woman - when she's an illegal immigrant?
How can they call her a Southampton woman - when she's an illegal immigrant? Frank28
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4:14pm Thu 19 Jul 12

Georgem says...

Frank28 wrote:
How can they call her a Southampton woman - when she's an illegal immigrant?
Where does it say she was an illegal immigrant?
[quote][p][bold]Frank28[/bold] wrote: How can they call her a Southampton woman - when she's an illegal immigrant?[/p][/quote]Where does it say she was an illegal immigrant? Georgem
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4:19pm Thu 19 Jul 12

Shoong says...

mansak_hunt wrote:
Shoong wrote:
Taskforce 141 wrote:
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.
Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans were the last men hanged in the UK but they confessed to the crime and have never been proven innocent?
Please explain.
I do beg your pardon, you're right.

Still, for me personally, as soon as you send an innocent man to his death, it invalidates the whole thing.
[quote][p][bold]mansak_hunt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Taskforce 141[/bold] wrote: Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)[/p][/quote]It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.[/p][/quote]Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans were the last men hanged in the UK but they confessed to the crime and have never been proven innocent? Please explain.[/p][/quote]I do beg your pardon, you're right. Still, for me personally, as soon as you send an innocent man to his death, it invalidates the whole thing. Shoong
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4:41pm Thu 19 Jul 12

mansak_hunt says...

Shoong wrote:
mansak_hunt wrote:
Shoong wrote:
Taskforce 141 wrote:
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.
Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans were the last men hanged in the UK but they confessed to the crime and have never been proven innocent?
Please explain.
I do beg your pardon, you're right.

Still, for me personally, as soon as you send an innocent man to his death, it invalidates the whole thing.
Yes I agree a death sentence can never be justified, even though it may seem appealing.
State sanctioned executions would not be a step in the right direction, IMO.
[quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mansak_hunt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Taskforce 141[/bold] wrote: Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)[/p][/quote]It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.[/p][/quote]Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans were the last men hanged in the UK but they confessed to the crime and have never been proven innocent? Please explain.[/p][/quote]I do beg your pardon, you're right. Still, for me personally, as soon as you send an innocent man to his death, it invalidates the whole thing.[/p][/quote]Yes I agree a death sentence can never be justified, even though it may seem appealing. State sanctioned executions would not be a step in the right direction, IMO. mansak_hunt
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5:21pm Thu 19 Jul 12

pod says...

hythe knights wrote:
Georgem wrote:
Frank28 wrote:
How can they call her a Southampton woman - when she's an illegal immigrant?
Where does it say she was an illegal immigrant?
A dog born in a stable is not a horse
In yesterdays Echo it stated that she was here illegally having overstayed her visa.
[quote][p][bold]hythe knights[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Frank28[/bold] wrote: How can they call her a Southampton woman - when she's an illegal immigrant?[/p][/quote]Where does it say she was an illegal immigrant?[/p][/quote]A dog born in a stable is not a horse[/p][/quote]In yesterdays Echo it stated that she was here illegally having overstayed her visa. pod
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5:49pm Thu 19 Jul 12

opera phantom says...

Shoong wrote:
Taskforce 141 wrote:
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.
Sorry,bullet in the head. job done.
[quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Taskforce 141[/bold] wrote: Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)[/p][/quote]It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.[/p][/quote]Sorry,bullet in the head. job done. opera phantom
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11:11pm Thu 19 Jul 12

yellowcard says...

the death sentence is not a deterrent. the good old us of a have it in a few states yet they have high murder rates.
the death sentence is not a deterrent. the good old us of a have it in a few states yet they have high murder rates. yellowcard
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11:58am Fri 20 Jul 12

Georgem says...

hythe knights wrote:
Georgem wrote:
Frank28 wrote:
How can they call her a Southampton woman - when she's an illegal immigrant?
Where does it say she was an illegal immigrant?
A dog born in a stable is not a horse
But why ILLEGAL, specifically?
[quote][p][bold]hythe knights[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Frank28[/bold] wrote: How can they call her a Southampton woman - when she's an illegal immigrant?[/p][/quote]Where does it say she was an illegal immigrant?[/p][/quote]A dog born in a stable is not a horse[/p][/quote]But why ILLEGAL, specifically? Georgem
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11:59am Fri 20 Jul 12

Georgem says...

opera phantom wrote:
Shoong wrote:
Taskforce 141 wrote:
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.
Sorry,bullet in the head. job done.
Oh yes! I forgot about guilt-detecting bullets!
[quote][p][bold]opera phantom[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Taskforce 141[/bold] wrote: Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)[/p][/quote]It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.[/p][/quote]Sorry,bullet in the head. job done.[/p][/quote]Oh yes! I forgot about guilt-detecting bullets! Georgem
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12:04pm Fri 20 Jul 12

opera phantom says...

Georgem wrote:
opera phantom wrote:
Shoong wrote:
Taskforce 141 wrote:
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.
Sorry,bullet in the head. job done.
Oh yes! I forgot about guilt-detecting bullets!
Not bothered. Like many am sick of the violent crime in this country.
If you don't want the death penalty, then lock them away for life.
[quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]opera phantom[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Taskforce 141[/bold] wrote: Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)[/p][/quote]It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.[/p][/quote]Sorry,bullet in the head. job done.[/p][/quote]Oh yes! I forgot about guilt-detecting bullets![/p][/quote]Not bothered. Like many am sick of the violent crime in this country. If you don't want the death penalty, then lock them away for life. opera phantom
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1:40pm Fri 20 Jul 12

Georgem says...

opera phantom wrote:
Georgem wrote:
opera phantom wrote:
Shoong wrote:
Taskforce 141 wrote:
Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)
It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.
Sorry,bullet in the head. job done.
Oh yes! I forgot about guilt-detecting bullets!
Not bothered. Like many am sick of the violent crime in this country.
If you don't want the death penalty, then lock them away for life.
"Not bothered".

And we wonder why crime is out of control.
[quote][p][bold]opera phantom[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]opera phantom[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Taskforce 141[/bold] wrote: Hang her and be done with it and save the tax payers money for her accommodation for the next 11 years (of which she will probably serve 5-6!)[/p][/quote]It's important to remind ourselves that capital punishment was abolished here because the last man sent to the gallows was proven to be innocent afterwards.[/p][/quote]Sorry,bullet in the head. job done.[/p][/quote]Oh yes! I forgot about guilt-detecting bullets![/p][/quote]Not bothered. Like many am sick of the violent crime in this country. If you don't want the death penalty, then lock them away for life.[/p][/quote]"Not bothered". And we wonder why crime is out of control. Georgem
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3:50pm Fri 20 Jul 12

opera phantom says...

No. What I am saying regarding being not bothered is. I am not bothered what the anti death penalty brigade say.
Bring it back, but if that is not acceptable then keep them in prison until they die. There are evil people out there who are beyond redemption. You will never do any thing with them. The woolly liberal brigade have had their way for too long and you will not hear a better example than that when Paddy Ashdown when he said that he was uneasy about Bin Laden being shot on sight. There are too many people who have been murdered, raped because evil scum have been let out of prison
No. What I am saying regarding being not bothered is. I am not bothered what the anti death penalty brigade say. Bring it back, but if that is not acceptable then keep them in prison until they die. There are evil people out there who are beyond redemption. You will never do any thing with them. The woolly liberal brigade have had their way for too long and you will not hear a better example than that when Paddy Ashdown when he said that he was uneasy about Bin Laden being shot on sight. There are too many people who have been murdered, raped because evil scum have been let out of prison opera phantom
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4:05pm Fri 20 Jul 12

Georgem says...

opera phantom wrote:
No. What I am saying regarding being not bothered is. I am not bothered what the anti death penalty brigade say.
Bring it back, but if that is not acceptable then keep them in prison until they die. There are evil people out there who are beyond redemption. You will never do any thing with them. The woolly liberal brigade have had their way for too long and you will not hear a better example than that when Paddy Ashdown when he said that he was uneasy about Bin Laden being shot on sight. There are too many people who have been murdered, raped because evil scum have been let out of prison
Wait, what? You're comfortable with the USA simply sending troops to another country to assassinate someone, on the pretext that he MAY have committed a terrorist act against them? You don't think it's at all worrying that a foreign government can simply decide that someone should no longer be alive, and have impunity to assassinate them? You think it's "woolly liberal" to express concern that a superpower has appointed itself World Police, and nobody else has a say?
[quote][p][bold]opera phantom[/bold] wrote: No. What I am saying regarding being not bothered is. I am not bothered what the anti death penalty brigade say. Bring it back, but if that is not acceptable then keep them in prison until they die. There are evil people out there who are beyond redemption. You will never do any thing with them. The woolly liberal brigade have had their way for too long and you will not hear a better example than that when Paddy Ashdown when he said that he was uneasy about Bin Laden being shot on sight. There are too many people who have been murdered, raped because evil scum have been let out of prison[/p][/quote]Wait, what? You're comfortable with the USA simply sending troops to another country to assassinate someone, on the pretext that he MAY have committed a terrorist act against them? You don't think it's at all worrying that a foreign government can simply decide that someone should no longer be alive, and have impunity to assassinate them? You think it's "woolly liberal" to express concern that a superpower has appointed itself World Police, and nobody else has a say? Georgem
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4:58pm Fri 20 Jul 12

opera phantom says...

This gets more and more interesting.
I assume that by your logic we should not have attempted to assassinate
Hitler in WW11.
Bin Laden MAY have been guilty of terrorist offences?
I feel that we can only agree to disagree.
This gets more and more interesting. I assume that by your logic we should not have attempted to assassinate Hitler in WW11. Bin Laden MAY have been guilty of terrorist offences? I feel that we can only agree to disagree. opera phantom
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5:32pm Fri 20 Jul 12

Georgem says...

opera phantom wrote:
This gets more and more interesting.
I assume that by your logic we should not have attempted to assassinate
Hitler in WW11.
Bin Laden MAY have been guilty of terrorist offences?
I feel that we can only agree to disagree.
What's Hitler got to do with it?

As for bin Laden, well, the USA invaded countries on the strength that they were harbouring 'the man behind 9/11', and they spent a decade chasing 'the man behind 9/11' before finally killing him. So he must have been behind the attacks, right?

http://www.informati
onclearinghouse.info
/article13664.htm

Hmmm.

Believe what you like. I can't stop you. But be aware that there's more to the news than what you see on News at 10.
[quote][p][bold]opera phantom[/bold] wrote: This gets more and more interesting. I assume that by your logic we should not have attempted to assassinate Hitler in WW11. Bin Laden MAY have been guilty of terrorist offences? I feel that we can only agree to disagree.[/p][/quote]What's Hitler got to do with it? As for bin Laden, well, the USA invaded countries on the strength that they were harbouring 'the man behind 9/11', and they spent a decade chasing 'the man behind 9/11' before finally killing him. So he must have been behind the attacks, right? http://www.informati onclearinghouse.info /article13664.htm Hmmm. Believe what you like. I can't stop you. But be aware that there's more to the news than what you see on News at 10. Georgem
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5:35pm Fri 20 Jul 12

Georgem says...

In case you can't be bothered to read the whole article, I'll post the juicy bit here:


On June 5, 2006, the Muckraker Report contacted the FBI Headquarters to learn why Bin Laden’s Most Wanted poster did not indicate that Usama was also wanted in connection with 9/11. The Muckraker Report spoke with Rex Tomb, Chief of Investigative Publicity for the FBI. When asked why there is no mention of 9/11 on Bin Laden’s Most Wanted web page, Tomb said, “The reason why 9/11 is not mentioned on Usama Bin Laden’s Most Wanted page is because the FBI has no hard evidence connecting Bin Laden to 9/11."

But I guess you know better than the FBI.
In case you can't be bothered to read the whole article, I'll post the juicy bit here: On June 5, 2006, the Muckraker Report contacted the FBI Headquarters to learn why Bin Laden’s Most Wanted poster did not indicate that Usama was also wanted in connection with 9/11. The Muckraker Report spoke with Rex Tomb, Chief of Investigative Publicity for the FBI. When asked why there is no mention of 9/11 on Bin Laden’s Most Wanted web page, Tomb said, “The reason why 9/11 is not mentioned on Usama Bin Laden’s Most Wanted page is because the FBI has no hard evidence connecting Bin Laden to 9/11." But I guess you know better than the FBI. Georgem
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8:17pm Fri 20 Jul 12

opera phantom says...

Get your facts right. Where have I said that Bin Laden was responsible for
9/11?
But I am glad that the evil man is dead.
Get your facts right. Where have I said that Bin Laden was responsible for 9/11? But I am glad that the evil man is dead. opera phantom
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