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Friday, January 16, 2009

"Give me time to realise my crime" - 15 months enough?



"Boy George was today sentenced to 15 months for falsely imprisoning a male escort by handcuffing him to a wall... In an apparently accidental allusion to Culture Club's 1982 No 1 hit [...] the prosecution [...] asked the jury during the trial: 'Did he really have to hurt him?' " (Guardian)

The perils of cocaine-induced paranoia. But fifteen months for this when thugs walk free every day for worse? For example, if you were one of the Leeds footballers who kicked an Asian youth almost to death outside a nightclub, you might walk free to continue your lucrative career in the beautiful disgusting, spit-soaked game.

Jacintha Pukka for Newsmusic Desk

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