Saturday, 16 August 2008
Manchester youth murdered
In the latest news a 16 year old youth in Manchester has died on his way to hospital after being stabbed.
The latest Home Office figures suggest that there is one victim of knife crime in the UK every 4 minutes. Gordon Brown is proclaiming knife crime will not be tolerated and more severe punishments will be meted out to offenders caught carrying or using knives.
In a separate study, it is claimed there were 130,000 violent offences in the UK last years involving knives.