Lillington murder trial reaction: Family's emotional tribute to Bally Gahir - a 'gentle soul, who portrayed nothing but warm love and happiness to all the people she met'

Family of Balvinder Gahir, known as Bally, have spoken after her ex-husband was jailed today for a minimum of 28 years

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 5:52 pm

The family of Balvinder Gahir have paid tribute to her, describing her as a 'gentle soul, who portrayed nothing but warm love and happiness to all the people she met'.

They spoke after her ex-husband, Jasbinder Gahir, was given a life sentence, with a minimum of 28 years before being considered for release.

Their youngest son, Rohan Gahir (23) of the same address, was jailed for three-and-a-half years after being cleared of being involved in the killing but found guilty of perverting the course of justice after driving his father from the scene.

Balvinder Gahir, known as Bally.

Click here for the full report on the sentencing.

Talking about Balvinder (known as Bally), the family said: “Words will never express how losing our beloved daughter/sister, Balvinder Kaur, so suddenly has meant to us.

“She was a remarkable, graceful, intelligent and overall charismatic beautiful lady.

“The light of our lives, a kind and gentle soul, who portrayed nothing but warm love and happiness to all the people she met.

“Her unconditional forgiveness and uncompromising love for her children, her family, friends and everyone she met was unquestionable.

“Our hearts still yearn to see her one more time just to tell her how truly amazing she really was, and how much we love and miss her wholeheartedly.

“You may have been taken away from us, but no one will ever take all the special memories you have left deep in our hearts.

“We feel honoured and blessed to have had you in our lives.

“Our darling Angel wherever you are, we hope you are at peace x.”