Prison sentences don’t reflect value of life

Re: Two years in prison for Saanich man who stole 148 guns (News, Jan. 18)

Re: Two years in prison for Saanich man who stole 148 guns (News, Jan. 18)

After reading this article I have an answer to my question of what a human life is worth.

Lucky Jhagra was found guilty of stealing $270,000 worth of guns. For that he gets sentenced to two years in prison.

Tracy Smith, after she mowed down Mahenthiran Janarthan on his motorcycle, killing him with her car, gets sentenced to one day in jail.

Doing the math using these figures, a human life is worth just under $370. Wow.

Kevin Puddy

Saanich

 

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