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Was Sadistic Sabrina Barber A Victim Of Mephedrone?

by | 16th, January 2011

REMEMBER meow meow, aka mephedrone, the legal toxin that became an illegal high when the departing Labour Government wanted to look tough and made it illegal? It was linked to deaths but never actually proven to be responsible for any. Well, the Mail has news of the drug, and how it is implicated in a brutal and sadistic attack in Plymouth Hoe:

Sabrina Barber, 16, was high on miaow-miaow as she launched a ‘sustained and savage’ 90 minute attack on terrified Naomi Morrison, 17.

Reading that you could deduce that Barber was not responsible for her actions. It wasn’t her, yer honour, it was the drugs.

At Plymouth Crown Court, the judge pays little heed to the Mail’s apparent drugs theory:

Judge Francis Gilbert QC told attacker Sabrina Barber as he jailed her: ‘This was an extreme level of sadistic violence carried out for your pleasure and no other reason.

Barber tortured and humiliated her victim of over an hour in full view of an appreciative mob of nine others. She burnt her victim. She smacked her head into a metal post. She stamped on her head. Can mephedrone make you do that?

Barber got sentenced to five years. Well, so says the Mail. The BBC has a different version:

He sentenced Barber to 10 years in a young offenders’ institution, of which she will serve five years followed by five on licence.

Why does the Mail downplay her sentence? Mail reader Barry from Exeter offers a clue:

Welcome to nu liebers left wing soft on drugs society,don’t you just love it.

Were all the gangs on drugs?

Gang member Melissa Rowe, 19, from Plymouth, was also given a ten month sentence suspended for two years and ordered to do 200 hours unpaid community work.

Was Rowe on meow meow? We are not told.

Rowe became involved and liquid eye liner was poured into the victim’s eyes, giving her the impression she was being blinded. ‘Rowe kicked her between the legs and she and Barber walked up and down on her stomach before the attack came to an end for the prosaic reason that Barber had another appointment to keep.

The BBC makes no mention of the meow meow.

Might it be that the drugs had no bearing on the case, and form just another strand of the Mail’s agenda? Isn’t the story sickening enough..?



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