As if the verdict in the Mark Duggan case wasn’t bad enough, last week the CPS announced their conclusions in relation to the case of Anthony Granger. Anthony was shot dead by a police officer in Manchester despite, like Mark Duggan, being unarmed. The CPS have concluded that the jury would be more likely than not to believe that the officer felt threatened and was therefore justified in shooting. On that basis they have chosen not to charge the officer in question with anything at all. Instead they have decided to prosecute Greater Manchester Police for breach of health and safety in the work place.
The CPS, the police and the justice system in general are simply making jokes of the lives of innocent citizens. This cannot go on. Continue reading →