Justice at last! Courts do the right thing!
13 August 2002
Justice at last! Courts do the right
“The decision by the Court of Appeal to extend
the non parole period from 17 years to 20 years, for Mark
Lundy, double killer of his wife and daughter, is correct”,
said New Zealand First Leader and MP for Tauranga Rt Hon
“The Court of Appeal is to be applauded for
having given expression to the wish of society to take a
more determined stand against those who commit such
atrocious crimes”, said Mr Peters.
“At last it can be
demonstrated to those who choose to offend in this manner,
that the Courts are prepared to ‘deal to’ them in a more
comprehensive manner this has often been the case in the
past”, concluded Mr
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