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Justice for Lord Ahmed.

From the BBC
A Labour peer who sent and received text messages minutes before he was involved in a fatal crash on the M1 has been jailed for 12 weeks.
Lord Ahmed, 51, was driving his Jaguar when he hit a stationary car in the outside lane of the motorway - Martyn Gombar, 28, was killed.
Lord Ahmed, of Rotherham, had admitted driving dangerously.
Mr Justice Wilkie said: "It's clear the dangerous driving had no causal link to the accident."
The peer also faces expulsion from the Labour Party following his jail sentence.
A Labour Party spokesman said: "The Labour Party does not comment on individual cases, but under the party's rules any member who receives a custodial sentence is subject to automatic exclusion."
Now I am no fan of the ignoble peer, but shall leave all the other points on this chap I could rip into here. 
I am glad that he faces being thrown out of Labour and hope they put him out asap. I hope as well that under the new proposed rules being put forth by Jack Straw MP that he faces losing his peerage due to his criminal record. 

This should also apply to all the other odious peers who have been guests of HM the Queens penal system like the scribble of poor novels Lord Archer.

The sentence he received in my view is derisory and should be reviewed, by reviewed I mean increased. 12 weeks for taking a human life is nothing more than a slap on the wrist, the ignoble peer will be out on early release and able to get on with his life in less than 12 weeks.

Obotheclown has done a rather good post on this. He has also set up a Facebook group to protest the poor sentence this peer has recieved:link

Some may think he has been punished enough, I do not. 

My thoughts are with Martyn Gombar.

Update - The ignoble peer seems a tad miffed at his "harsh" sentence:
Ahmed has also been banned from driving for a year and ordered to pay £500 of prosecution costs.
Outside court Lord Ahmed's solicitor, Steve Smith, said he thought his client had been used as a "scapegoat" by those attempting to drive home the message about not using a mobile phone while at the wheel.

He said he was launching an immediate appeal against the sentence.

He said: "I've been with him. He's very philosophical. He's approaching it with great dignity."
Compare that to the term handed down to the waitress, Philippa Curtis who killed Victoria McBryde on the A40 near Wheatley in Oxfordshire. She was given 21 months in prison and was banned from driving for three years.

Waitress gets 21 months and barred for 3 years.
Peer gets 12 weeks and barred for a year.

**Update what starts at about 2milimeters in diameter and ends up six times as wide in just 12 weeks? Lord Ahmed's ringpiece at the end of his jail term. 

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Anonymous said...

And this is the horrible fat fuck that insisted that Geert Wilders be banned from entering the U.K.

New Labour Dhimmi's - Meekly submitting to the odious threats of convicted killers.

Could it really get any worse?

Damon Lord said...

Now he's inside, it's not so easy for him to mobilise 10,000 protesters. Give Geert Wilders a call and tell him to give it another go at the border....

Catosays said...

I love the post but I must point out that he did not kill the other guy. He was already dead. Therefore your comment that he got 12 weeks for taking a human life is wrong.

Having said that, Ahmed should have got more than 12 weeks...that's a ludicrous sentence.

And if he was a 'scapegoat', then so what?

Anonymous said...

He'll be expelled I'm sure, but I just get this horrible feeling that he'll resurface a few months later as yet another hired "consultant" attached to some obscure but well-paying quango.

banned said...

He won't be expelled, current proposals for reform only include sentences of 12 months or more.
byw, he will be out after 6 weeks under the 50% rule, less a further 2.5 weeks under the current de-crowding scheme, so he'll serve 3.5 weeks, the cunt.