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Non-fatal strangulation becomes specific offence in NI

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Non-fatal strangulation becomes specific offence in NI

Date - 26th June 2023
By - Cash Boyle
The PSNI has welcomed a change in the law which allows for those found to have restricted a person's breathing to be sentenced to be jailed for as long as 14 years. Non-fatal strangulation or asphyxiation is now a specified offence under The...
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