Two crimes drawing national attention
sentence passed almost concurrently
a doctor jailed for eight years for offences against patients
reduced to six by early admission of guilt
rape, indecent assault, emotional abuse
narcotic prescriptions in exchange for sex.
Three men and a woman hijack a security van
no one threatened or injured
all monies recovered –
Justice dispenses nine years imprisonment.
Society values property more highly than people.
Generous approval is often given
to individuals with a pastime controlling of free time
an ornamental garden
a vintage car
a stamp collection
a period cello
a garage train set.
Those who would not trust someone alone
the vintage car
the stamp collection
the train set
will leave their children in the care of that same person.