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Punishment for dropping butts is worse than carrying a knife!

Knife crime is becoming worse by the day, yet how seriously do the authorities take it?

Reading in this paper last week, a man caught carrying a kitchen knife is fined a total of £160.

On the same page, others who threw away cigarette butts are fined a total of £333.

What kind of a mad country have we become?

Whatever happened to a minimum sentence of five years for carrying a knife in that situation?

David Clarke

Hillingford Way,


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