Another one let loose

15 Apr

Looks like our judiciary is making a habit of this.

Alistair Pereira the guy who ran over and killed 7 labourers is now serving a pittance of a jail sentence. The judge said that the police “botched” up the investigation. Hence the reduced punishment.

Does something smell fishy here?


7 Responses to “Another one let loose”

  1. bachodi April 15, 2007 at 6:46 am #

    That works out to be less than a month sentence for each murder. Happy country, life is good.

  2. gasharma April 16, 2007 at 9:10 am #

    It is utterly disgusting. A Police which can easily be compromised, a Justice system which is sitting over heap of piled up cases and a man is given just 6 months for killing 7 monhts

    Justice Compromised

  3. gmohanprakash April 16, 2007 at 9:22 am #

    I remember the movie INDIAN – the tamil version where Kamal kills his own corrupt son. Think he needs to come down in reality to tackle these kinds of issues.

  4. Nags April 16, 2007 at 3:30 pm #

    Big ‘fishes’ never get any kind of punishment. Watch kannada movie ‘Accident’.

  5. greatunknown April 16, 2007 at 3:38 pm #

    It stinks! The verdict, that is… Come to think of it, isn’t this an all-too-familiar situation? Whenever and wherever the high and mighty are involved in crimes, they’re let off the hook with little or no punishment.

    I was thinking of the movie Accident (review on my blog) when I read this post. But where the Police and Judicial system failed to bring the errant, guilty man to book in the film, he was dealt a cruel blow by the Divine Hand. I don’t see the remotest possibility of that happening in real life.

  6. MP April 17, 2007 at 12:57 pm #

    You haven’t heard the half of it! Read this…
    To quote, he says – “I will have to go in for six months, all thanks to the media.”

    This renders one truly speechless!

  7. Vijay April 17, 2007 at 1:12 pm #

    MP: Thanks for the link.. you are right.. I am speechless

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