Thursday, 19 December 2013

Death by hanging for Rigby killers

Death by hanging is what the two Michaels, Adebolajo and Adebowale, both British-born of Nigerian descent, both Christians converted to Islam, deserve, as they have today been convicted of the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

Of course death by hanging is not what they will get. Instead it will be life in prison, probably with the possibility of parole - that remains to be seen, the judge will decide - and inside they will be role models to the large muslim population. 
The two murderers offered the court the defence that they were "soldiers of Allah" but this nonsense was rejected by the jury after a 90 minute deliberation.
Private Rigby was selected largely at random on the basis that he was in the vicinity of the barracks at Woolwich and was wearing a Help for Heroes tee-shirt. He leaves behind a distraught family and one small child.

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