Baldev Singh KalsiSurrey: A former leader of the Sikh community in Surrey has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for the 2014 beating death of his wife.

Baldev Singh Kalsi was originally charged with second degree murder but had pleaded guilty to manslaughter for punching his wife Narinder with his fists, stomping on her and then hitting her with a clothes iron.

Both Crown and defence requested the 11-year sentence.

When credit is applied for time already served, Kalsi faces nine years and 11 months behind bars.