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Teen charged in London acid attacks as Britain plans crackdown

British police have charged a teenager with a spate of London acid attacks, as authorities consider whether tougher sentences would curb a spike in assaults with corrosive liquids.

The Metropolitan Police force says a 16-year-old boy faces 15 charges, including grievous bodily harm. The boy, who can’t be named because of his age, was arrested after five moped riders were attacked during a 90-minute period last week.

Police say the number of reported attacks with corrosive liquids in London rose from 261 in 2015 to 454 in 2016.

The government says it is considering increasing sentences for acid attacks to a maximum of life. Home Secretary Amber Rudd wrote in the Sunday Times newspaper that those who use noxious liquids as a weapon should “feel the full force of the law.

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Until we and all the other countries stop treating these peoples gently and start laying out some heavy penalties, with real consequences, they will continue to abuse the system!!
NAIL THEM WITH LONG TERM JAIL TIME IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT, they have maimed and injured and sometimes killed people, quit being the gentle, forgiving courts and HAMMER THEM WITH SEVERE PENALTIES, ATTEMPTED MURDER, 1ST DEGREE MURDER WITH SENTENCES WITH NO PAROLE AND NO TIME OFF FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR!

July 16, 2017 at 8:26 pm

ASK THE RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE IF THEY WANT YOU TO USE MODERATION IN THE SENTENCING OF THESE IDIOTS? ? ?
LIFE IN MANY COUNTRIES IS GETTING SCARY, AS THE COURTS ARE BEING LENIENT, CALLING THEM 1ST TIME OFFENDERS, WHEN REALLY THIS IS ONLY THE 1ST TIME THEY HAVE BEEN CAUGHT IN THIS CRIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 16, 2017 at 8:29 pm