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Britain: Two twelve-year-olds are guilty of murdering a 19-year-old

Britain: Two twelve-year-olds are guilty of murdering a 19-year-old

Two year old boys He is 12 years old They were sentenced sinner Today from British court to killing 19 year old, who They were killed Hit him with a machete. They are the youngest defendants to be convicted of murder in 30 years.

the trial At Nottingham Crown Court, the matter lasted for a month and the jury unanimously convicted the minors. The two boys denied the accusations and tried to blame each other.

On November 13, 2023, the two children, whose identities cannot be revealed by law, killed 19-year-old Sean Sisahai with a machete.He was hanging out with friends in a park in Wolverhamptona city in central England.

Shisahai came from Anguilla (British Overseas Territories in Caribbean) He went to Britain to receive treatment for cataracts. One of the boys, who often carried a 42cm machete, hit him on the shoulder. The victim was stabbed, trampled and eventually killed.

The police found the machete under the boy’s bed I tried cleaning it with bleach.

The two children are the youngest defendants to be convicted of murder in Britain since 1993. They may also be the youngest people to commit knife crimes in the country, according to local media.

in England And Wales The age at which a person bears criminal responsibility for his or her actions is determined 10 years. This means that a minor over the age of 10 can be arrested and prosecuted if they commit a crime.

The sentencing of the two boys will be announced at a later date. Juveniles are treated differently from adults, as they are not transferred to prisons but to specific detention centres.

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Violent knife crime in Britain has doubled in one year

In 2023 compared to the previous year Violent crimes involving threats or use of a knife increased by 7% (Assaults on people, robberies, etc.), many of which are committed by young people. Nearly 50,000 such crimes were reported last year, according to the Office for National Statistics. This means that the number of this type of crime has doubled within a decade.

The death of a 15-year-old girl, who was stabbed in the street while on her way to school last September, shocked the country. The alleged perpetrator, who is 17 years old, is scheduled to go on trial next November.

Source: RES-MPE

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