The right to defend your home: the rule of reasonable force – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted September 5th, 2012 in burglary, grievous bodily harm, news, self-defence by sally

“We have commented before on the dilemma of householders defending their property. Another incident is in the news yesterday: a remote dwelling being the scene where Mr Andy Ferrie shot at four burglars. He called the police, and with his wife has been arrested under suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. The burglars, two of whom were injured, have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 4th September 2012