End soft justice on knife crime demand grieving families

IT’S time to put fear into the hearts of thugs who carry knives, devastated families who have lost loved ones said yesterday as they went on a march in their memory.

They want tougher sentences and a change in the law to allow the prosecution to appeal when defendants accused of murder go free. The family of one victim Ryan Passey, 24, backed the call as they took part in the march and a charity football match in Stourbridge, West Midlands, yesterday.  A teenager accused of killing the popular amateur footballer walked free last year, although he admitted stabbing him. 

On the march was Ryan’s mother Gillian and his father Adrian,...
source: Express

2019-09-23 03:32
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