Sylvester Akapalara, 17, of Streatham, was shot dead on the Pelican Estate in Peckham, south London, last month.
Hundreds of flyers were put up linked to a website called Stop Snitching, warning: "Be smart. Don't snitch."And immediately, the usual suspects were rushing to the media to condemn this message, and blame the police for not taking acti…
A Damilola Taylor Trust spokesman said: "Police should be trying to find out who put these leaflets out."Well, no. I think police have enough on their plates with trying to find the murderer…
Gary Trowsdale, from the Damilola Taylor Trust, which helps young people in inner-city communities, said: "The police should be stamping down and trying to find out who put these leaflets out and taking criminal prosecutions against them.
"It's well beyond irresponsible. It's disgraceful and it is not protecting the community."Oh, FFS..! Who exactly is it that's responsible for a generation growing up and seeing the police as 'the enemy', exactly?
Seeing a bandwagon rolling by, a local politician couldn’t wait to jump aboard:
London Assembly Green Party member Jenny Jones, who lives near the estate where the flyers were posted, said she was "shocked" by the leaflets.If the leaflets shocked her, what did she think of the murder?
And the reason the police are not dropping everything and seizing laser printers all over Peckham?
But a police spokesman said there was no active investigation into the flyers as posting them did not appear to be a criminal offence.Not that that stops the Legion of Complainers…