I can only repeat what the garage owner told me. The police were very clear in their warning that, 'If anyone injures themselves on the barbed wire while attempting to break in to your property, they can sue you.'
I agree about the barbed wire having to be visible, but these yobs were breaking in at night. I suppose the law's answer to that would be to install some expensive lighting so that the criminals could see the wire. Perhaps the local criminals could have had a whip round to pay for it. It would, after all, have been in their interest. Sorry, now I am being cynical.
I certainly don't suggest booby traps, trip wires or land mines, but if someone injures themselves whilst attempting to commit a crime, then it serves them right.
chalkey wrote:I read somewhere recently that CCTV images cannot be used as evidence if there are no signs saying it was in use. The criminals' argument being that if they knew CCTV was in operation, they wouldn't have committed the crime.
You've got to laugh, otherwise you'd b****y well cry!
familyfriendlyse1 wrote:I read somewhere recently that CCTV images cannot be used as evidence if there are no signs saying it was in use.
That is correct
chalkey wrote:Not worth a response.
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