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Tougher sentences for shining lasers at pilots planned

Met arrests man who dazzled NPAS pilot last month.

A police helicopter being targeted in 2011. Photo: NPAS/Press Association

A police helicopter being targeted in 2011. Photo: NPAS/Press Association

Date - 7th February 2017
By - Ian Weinfass and Press Association
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People shining laser pens at pilots, train and bus drivers could be jailed or face hefty fines under a tougher new law. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said "this kind of dangerous behaviour risks lives and must be stopped" as new...
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