04 Dec '11, 9pm

A new code for youth crime?: VIOLENT crimes among youths seem on the increase, and many of those who go astray b...

VIOLENT crimes among youths seem on the increase, and many of those who go astray belong to youth gangs. These groups get the courage to commit crimes not only because they work as a team, but they may also believe that our criminal justice system looks upon them as in need of "rehabilitative" care, such as through probation, curfews and community service. Victims may feel betrayed by our justice system if harsh punishment is often elusive. Violent youth crimes cannot be condoned. If we adopt a soft approach, we will send a wrong signal and true lessons will not be learnt. There is no time to waste to prevent wayward youth from thinking that they can inflict violence and get away with a slap on the wrist. Youth crime should come under a new Youth Offenders Criminal Justice Code, or such other name as appropriate. The passing itself of such a code would send a strong messag...

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