Manchester stabbings were terror attack, agrees ex-police chief

Country
UK (GB)
Score
11.34
Source
The Guardian
Time
2019-01-02 (UTC)
ID
13016528

Former chief constable defends classification despite arrest under Mental Health Act It was right to classify the stabbing of three people in Manchester on New Year’s Eve as terrorism despite the suspect being detained under the Mental Health Act, a former police chief has said. Sir Peter Fahy, the ex-chief constable of Greater Manchester police, said the knife attack highlighted a growing concern around people with existing mental health issues being “particularly vulnerable” to radicalisation. Continue reading...