Minister appalled by Labour’s gutter politics
Hon Anne Tolley
21 January 2014 Media
Minister appalled by Labour’s
Police Minister Anne Tolley says
she is appalled that Labour is trying to score cheap
political points following last week’s tragic events in
“Labour has made wholly inaccurate and false
claims around the pursuit and prosecution of cases,” says
“I am disgusted that they would stoop so
low, and try to use this terrible tragedy for political
“Police twice arrested the offender responsible
for this shocking crime.
“The full facts are still to
emerge, and a Police investigation is
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