Driver ad­mits car mur­der

The Herald - - INTERNATIONAL -

A man who de­lib­er­ately rammed a car into pedes­tri­ans in a busy Aus­tralian city street in­jur­ing 17 peo­ple has pled guilty to charges in­clud­ing mur­der.

Saeed Noori drove his mother’s car into pedes­tri­ans on De­cem­ber 21 last year on a pave­ment in Melbourne.

The 33-year-old ad­mit­ted at the Vic­to­ria Supreme Court yesterday mur­der­ing 83-year-old man.

Noori faces a po­ten­tial life sen­tence.

He also pled guilty to 11 counts of reck­lessly caus­ing se­ri­ous in­jury, which car­ries a po­ten­tial max­i­mum of 15 years in prison, and five counts of con­duct en­dan­ger­ing life.

He will re­turn to court for sen­tenc­ing in Fe­bru­ary.

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