Two men who beat a Lithuanian man and set him on fire have been jailed for life for the “savage” murder.

Ramunas Raulinautis, 34, had 60% burns and died three days after his clothes were stuffed with paper and set alight in Newport, Cardiff Crown Court heard.

The judge said Pawel Lysonik, 22, must serve at least 36 years and Kamil Semrau, 29, must do 30 years.

Two others were jailed for grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent and attempted GBH with intent.

Lukas Kalkowski, 30, of Pontypridd, and Stanislaw Gliszczynski, 31, of no fixed address, will both serve 17 years each.

As Gliszczynski was taken down from the dock prison officers had to restrain him.

The four were found guilty on Tuesday for the attack and were sentenced on Wednesday.

The court was told that no motive had ever been found for the killing because both had denied the murder.

The court heard the men were acquaintances and had been drinking together in the hours before the murder.

Polish-born Lysonik and Semrau beat Mr Raulinautis with a copper pipe causing serious internal injuries. They then placed paper in his clothes and set him on fire on the city’s Chepstow Road.

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