Bulger parents launch petition

Click to follow
The Independent Online
The parents of James Bulger are seeking a meeting with Michael Howard, the Home Secretary, to discuss reports that their son's killers could be freed in eight years.

Denise and Ralph Bulger said they intended to launch a nation- wide petition to support their campaign to ensure that Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, both aged 11, serve life sentences. Their initiative follows reports that the trial judge had recommended a minimum sentence of eight years. Mr Howard said the two boys would not be released while they represented a risk.

Comments