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Ashya King: The Police Make It All About Them

by | 31st, August 2014

HAVING made criminals of his mother and father and taken the boy on pain of law, the police says they did right Ashya King, the five-year-old with brain cancer.

Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead is bullish:

“I make no apology for being as proactive as possible in trying to find him. I’d much rather be standing here facing criticism over being proactive than do nothing and explain why a child has lost his life.”

But there is not a shred of evidence to suggest Ashya King’s life was damaged by his parents removing him from Southampton Generla Hospital. Shead has placed his feelings first and foremost.

But his job is to uphold the law.

Was it broken? No.

So. Why was he involved? Or are police now the ultimate protectors of children? Following the scandals in Rotherham, Rochdale, Blackpool, Hillsborough (where they tested dead children for booze in their blood) and over Jimmy Savile, that’s a sick joke.

But the police appeal for narks worked. “Within hours of appealing on Twitter for help to find the boy we received a call from a member of the public who had seen the appeal, which allowed us to locate him and his parents,” a spokesman for Spanish National Police said.

Would you have called the police on the family? Or did you see them and not get involved?

Ashya is in a low dependency unit in a Malaga hostpial.

His parents, Brett King and his wife Naghemeh, are being held by the city’s police. They are expected to appear in court in Spain on Monday. They

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