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Originally posted by StarTraveller
Glad no one can see what I have on my PC though I would like to add its nothing to do with Islam and the Jihad etc.
Guess its a sign of our times...
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Originally posted by Wolfie_UK
Yes it is a sign of our times.............but not the way you put it, I think his own family hit the nail on the head with this quote.
"His family backed the sentence, but said the case showed how easily a teenager could be groomed. "
Most teenagers in the UK if caught with a knife get a second and third chance before they face going down, so I would suspect this lad was unfortunately on the way to becoming a threat to the public in a much larger way than a knife wielding youth could be.
Originally posted by Blaine91555
reply to post by Interestinggg
If the laws in Great Britain are similar to the US, just the act of planning a crime is prosecutable. It is assumed if you are planning to do something you intend to do it. It makes perfect sense to arrest someone before they kill rather than wait until they actually kill.