Category Archives: Parole

Why its right that Baby P’s mother should be released

CONVERSE LEADER: TRACEY CONNOLLY MOTHER OF BABY P TO BE RELEASED. It is absolutely right that the mother of Peter Connolly “Baby P” should be released. We have an independent Judiciary – one that is able to rise above public opinion, media witch-hunting and political rhetoric. The Judge in this case sat through this horrific… Continue Reading

RELEASED PRISONERS FACE TRAVEL BAN

Newly released prisoners face being banned from moving around the country when they leave jail to ensure they attend rehabilitation programmes, the Justice Secretary told MPs today. Chris Grayling told the House of Commons Justice Committee that he did not want offenders to lose the support of probation services if they “travel 200 miles up… Continue Reading

DAMAGES FOR RAPIST IN PAROLE DELAY CASE

A fun-fair worker who raped a young teenager after forcing her to drink alcohol won damages today after a European court ruled his human rights had been breached. Samuel Betteridge, 58, from Mablethorpe, was jailed after he pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and one of attempted rape at Lincoln Crown Court in 2005.… Continue Reading

LENNON KILLER DENIED PAROLE AGAIN

John Lennon’s killer has been denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board. Mark Chapman, 57, was denied parole after a hearing yesterday, the New York Department of Corrections said. Chapman shot Lennon in December 1980 outside the Manhattan apartment building where the former Beatle lived. He was sentenced in 1981… Continue Reading

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