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Release on Law & Order

Release on Law & Order


Media Release


Grey Power express much concern about the continued amount of serious, violent crime being committed in New Zealand. In the past three weeks there has been a home invasion resulting in an unsolved murder; two Taxi Drivers have been murdered while they have been working. Our homes and streets are no longer a safe place while thugs continue to be committing such violent crime.

We again repeat our call for an urgent review of the Parole system. In a murder trial last week, a man was convicted and sentenced to Life imprisonment for LIFE for the second time. Why was he released on parole? The Judge when sentencing, gave a non-parole time of 21 years. In this case Life should mean Life.

As the Parliament assembles today, we urge all Members to take a very strong stance to put in place tougher measures to help reduce VIOLENCE, along with a big reduction of parole for violent offenders. The National and Act Parties campaigned on this issue and we now ask that they now deliver on their promises urgently.


ENDS

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