Women should be told if new partner has abusive past, say victims’ groups – The Guardian

Posted January 8th, 2018 in bills, disclosure, domestic violence, news, police by sally

‘Victim support groups are calling on MPs to back a new law allowing police to take proactive measures to establish whether a serious offender has a new partner, and if so to inform them of his previous convictions. The call comes after the jailing of serial killer Theodore Johnson, 64, who strangled and battered his ex-girlfriend, Angela Best, 51. He was sentenced to life with a minimum of 26 years on Friday.’

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The Guardian, 6th January 2018

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