Southwark Crown Court
Crispin Blunt wrote Imran Ahmad Khan was the victim of an "international scandal" after the Wakefield MP was found guilty.
The Conservatives said the Wakefield MP has been expelled from the party with “immediate effect”.
The judge told him: “You told a pack of lies – not only to the jury, but your wife, the whips and the police.”
Zahid Younis, 36, is accused of murdering Henriett Szucs and Mihrican Mustafa.
Avi Maharaj was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court on Thursday after pleading guilty to fraud.
The 47-year-old is accused of touching the alleged victim at a London hotel in March.
The incident saw the Home Office placed on lockdown on Thursday.
The 51-year-old "absolutely intended to deceive", court heard.
The celebrity publicist died in 2017.
Alex King was given an 11-year jail sentence, but absconded last month,