You really have to wonder at the complete stupidity of Kelvin Davis and Andrew Little in advocating on behalf of 16 rapists, 34 pedophiles, 22 murderers, 64 druggies, 83 robbers, and 241 scumbags convicted of violence offences.
Of the 585 ‘Kiwi’ criminals awaiting extradition 367 have previously spent a year or more in jail for violent offences including rape, sex offences against children, murder and assault. There are 83 crims who were convicted for robbery, breaking and entering and theft, of such a serious nature that they too ended up in prison for more than a year.
The rest are non-violent offences which are unspecified. Just 80 out of the 585, but they too have spent more than a year in prison.
John Key was absolutely categorically right about his claims that Labour are cuddling up to rapists and other assorted violent offenders.
Prime Minister John Key says he did not go too far by accusing the Labour Party of supporting rapists, child molesters and murderers.
MPs on both sides of the House took offence at Mr Key’s outburst in the House yesterday, which came during questioning on Christmas Island detainees. Opposition MPs said many New Zealanders had been detained for petty crimes, and some had not been charged with any crimes at all. Read more »