Terrorists who pose a threat to the public should not be let out of prison

By Nikita Malik

Following the terrorist attack committed by Sudesh Amman in Streatham yesterday, it is time to ask some hard questions on whether legislation against terrorist offences in the United Kingdom is fit for purpose.

Last December, Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated that 74 terrorist offenders had been released from prison early. Amman, like these offenders, was released from jail one week ago, after serving half of his sentence (of three years and four months). He was under active police surveillance – something that comes at great cost to the state – and this was the reason his attack was stopped before reaching a higher number of causalities.

Read the full article in The Telegraph

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