Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Sun - UK trying to clamp down on rising acid attacks - Paragraphs: 9; Who are the attackers? Paragraphs: 0, words: 0 --tma

Teaming up with Met boss Cressida Dick, Amber Rudd said her “purpose is simple: to take as many offensive weapons, knives, guns, acid and harmful drugs out of the pockets of criminals as possible.”

She added: “This includes using stop and search to confront the use of acid as an appalling weapon of violence.”
But Ms Rudd faces a tricky political juggling act with the measures as ex-Home Sec Theresa May slashed stop and search from a million a year to fewer than 400,000. ...