The level of stupidity displayed by some of our Judiciary is astounding at times;
A soft-touch judge provoked more controversy today after refusing to jail a paedophile caught with child pornography for a second time because he would ‘suffer badly’ in prison.
Judge Peter Bowers let Mark Martin walk free despite being found with more sick images while already on a suspended jail sentence. His decision comes months after he caused public outrage for describing a serial burglar as ‘courageous’.
Martin’s grotesque attraction to children should be punished and I would have though since this was his second offence a custodial sentence would have been essential. The fact that the paedo might “suffer badly” is encouraging as that might make him think twice before further depraved crimes.