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    Postak UK: Homeowner arrested for shooting intruders

    A homeowner has been arrested after he shot two suspected burglars at his remote house in Leicestershire. The 35-year-old and his wife, 43, were disturbed by the break-in in the Welby area, near Melton Mowbray, in the early hours of Sunday.It is understood he took a legally owned shotgun and shot two of the four intruders before calling police. He and his wife were arrested in Melton on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. Neither had been injured.

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    yeah i read this yesterday...

    seems that if you shoot/kill/wound someone in GB even with a legal registered weapon you are instantly charged with the crime and have to be proven innocent...

    they call this a "GBH".....
    say what you mean & mean what you say


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