There are others who deserve prison, and much more, for against the environment !!
Recurring bike thief sentenced to 3 years in prison for "environmental crime"
A forties arrested in the act of stealing a bike from Auderghem was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for "ecological crime" by the 57th chamber of the Brussels Criminal Court, it emerges from a judgment pronounced in the absence of warned, and quoted in the Sudpresse titles on Friday.
The facts took place on October 29, but the accused had already been sentenced in January 2018 to 15 months in prison, also for theft of a bicycle. "It is therefore advisable to severely punish the defendant who commits crimes the gravity of which is important for the planet, since the victim deprived of his bicycle has no other option than to use much more means of transport. pollutants and therefore contributing to global warming and all this to allow the accused to buy narcotics, "reasoned judge.
The daily noted that the accused had already been arrested 44 times by the police between 1995 and 2019, so that he accumulated no less than 17 convictions in correctional for a total exceeding the twelve years of imprisonment. In his absence in court on Thursday, the King's prosecutor therefore requested his immediate arrest, a request which was granted by the president of the chamber.
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