NEPHEW OF TRAGIC SISTERS SPEAKS OUT AS ATTACKS ON ELDERLY INCREASE BY 50%

first_imgThe nephew of two women attacked in their Co Donegal home has said greater sentences need to be handed out to stop the attacks.Joe McKeanJoe McKean was speaking after it was revealed that attacks on the elderly have increased by 50% in the past decade.Mr Kean’s aunt Suzi Arthur died in October just weeks after herself and sister Isa were attacked in their home in Raphoe. At the time Joe said he had no doubt it was the gang who broke into the elderly ladies’ home who were responsible for her death.Joe said elderly people need more security in their homes to act as a deterrent.But eh said the law also needs to come down harder on those committing the crimes.There needs to be, in general, much stronger penalties for people who commit these crimes, such as harsher sentencing. “IT is going to end up so serious in the next while that there will end up being more fatalities if the situation is not sorted,” he said.  NEPHEW OF TRAGIC SISTERS SPEAKS OUT AS ATTACKS ON ELDERLY INCREASE BY 50% was last modified: January 8th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more