Friday, 20 May 2011

Councillor criticises police over ‘harassment’ fiasco

PONTYPRIDD’S Welsh Liberal Democrat Councillor Mike Powell will not be charged following allegations of harassment from a political opponent.

The Crown Prosecution Service has declined to bring charges against Coun Powell for the allegations which came just a couple of weeks prior to the Assembly election.

Mr Powell’s agent, Karen Roberts, said: “A substantial amount of police time has been wasted on this." 

My comment: Why do the police always investigate allegations from an elected representative, no matter how trivial, whilst ignoring more serious crimes reported by a member of the public? Quite a few examples are on this blog 1 2 3 4

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