Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Mongrels with 90 convictions should not be on the street

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Mongrels with 90 previous convictions should not be on the street

Questions need to be asked why this low life mongrel was able to be free, on the streets, and able to go on a crime rampage assaulting and robbing elderly women”.

Somebody, somewhere made a decision that this low-life was safe to be released on home detention, in doing so they also decided that he was not ‘a risk to the safety of the community’. McVicar

The Sensible Sentencing Trust is disgusted that what they term as a ‘low-life mongrel’ with 90 previous convictions was ever released, let alone on home detention and are vowing to hold someone accountable for his release.

Trust Spokesman Garth McVicar said that Home Detention was meant to be for low risk offenders only and the fact that William Murphy, who committed these home invasions had 90 previous convictions for burglary, violence and sexual crimes should have ensured he was not a candidate for Home Detention.

“The public, and particularly the elderly deserve much better, I despise the fact that any woman is assaulted, but elderly people being attacked in the privacy of their own home is the most despicable crime imaginable”.

“It appears that our law makers are not listening to what the public are saying and if it takes sueing the person or persons responsible then that is precisely what we will do”.

“Somebody, somewhere made a decision that this low-life was safe to place on home detention, in doing so they also decided that he was not ‘a risk to the safety of the community’.

“We want to identify who was responsible for releasing Murphy and make sure they are held accountable for the grief and damage he has done”. ENDS

Garth McVicar
Sensible Sentencing Trust

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

AMA: Scoop's 'Invisible Paywall'

Operation Chrysalis: The Final Countdown - Thanks & There's Still Time To Pledge

Phew! We are now counting down the hours to the end of this crowd-funding campaign at 11pm on Sunday. Thankyou to all those Scoop readers and supporters who have pledged already. You have been awesome. But this is not over yet. More>>

 
 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

IPCA Reports: Significant Problems In Police Custody

In releasing two reports today, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has highlighted a number of significant problems with the way in which Police deal with people who are detained in Police cells. More>>

ALSO:

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security: Inquiry Into GCSB Pacific Allegations

The complaints follow recent public allegations about GCSB activities. The complaints, and these public allegations, raise wider questions regarding the collection, retention and sharing of communications data. More>>

ALSO:

TPPA Investment Leak: "NZ Surrender To US" On Corporates Suing Governments

Professor Jane Kelsey: ‘As anticipated, the deal gives foreign investors from the TPPA countries special rights, and the power to sue the government in private offshore tribunals for massive damages if new laws, or even court decisions, significantly affected their bottom line’. More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf: The Myth Of Steven Joyce

Gordon Campbell: The myth of competence that’s been woven around Steven Joyce – the Key government’s “Minister of Everything” and “Mr Fixit” – has been disseminated from high-rises to hamlets, across the country... More>>

ALSO:

RMTU: No Public Submissions On International Government Procurement Deal

“The government is preparing to assent to the Government Procurement Agreement, a World Trade Organisation Treaty which opens up New Zealand Government contracts to foreign companies and closes the door on local businesses and their workers. However the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee is refusing to take public submissions on the decision.” More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell:
On Pacific Spying

So New Zealand spied on its friends and allies in the Pacific – and has not only been passing on the results to the NSA, but has apparently passed on the details of the Pacific’s relations with Taiwan to our other best friends, the Chinese. On the side, the Key government has also been using the security services to gauge the chances of Trade Minister Tim Groser landing the top job at the WTO... More>>

ALSO:

State Housing Transfer: Salvation Army Opts Out

The Salvation Army has decided against negotiating with Government for the transfer of Housing New Zealand stock.
More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news