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A convicted gay-basher is going back to jail – this time after robbing a jewelry store.
Michael Kandola will spend the next 20 months behind bars after a Surrey jewelry store heist in June 2009.
He’s also been sentenced to 2 years probation.
He was convicted on robbery charges, as well as using an imitation firearm.
But Kandola is no stranger to a jail cell.
The 23-year old served 17 months for attacking Jordan Smith in downtown Vancouver in 2008.
Smith was walking hand-in-hand with another man.
Even though Kandola admitted to uttering homophobic insults, he insists it wasn't a hate crime.