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Deliberate coughing will be treated as an assault says CPS

People claiming to have COVID-19 who deliberately cough over officers will be jailed, the CPS has warned.

Tough justice: CPS has pledged to jail offenders who use COVID-19 as a weapon

Tough justice: CPS has pledged to jail offenders who use COVID-19 as a weapon

Date - 26th March 2020
By - Chris Smith
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The Crown Prosecution Service said it would use the assaults on emergency workers legislation on any offender who claimed to have the virus and then deliberately coughed over officers. The Police Federation revealed it has asked the Home Secretary...
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