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What punishment for his heinous crimes is a couple of seconds of pain? The Sun (2016)It is not a heinous crime. The Sun (2016)Some have committed heinous offences which cry out against humanity. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)But the people entrusted to deal with criminals committing such heinous offences are the police. The Sun (2016)This heinous crime has left them all distraught. The Sun (2012)They were guilty of the most heinous crimes and they are dead. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now he is a member of the administration that committed all these heinous crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He deserves nil for his heinous crime. The Sun (2013)And what was his punishment for this heinous crime? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Are there not equally heinous crimes? Times, Sunday Times (2011)For that heinous offence, the full force of the law had to be deployed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's not a heinous crime. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For good measure, it arrested the owners of a pharmacy chain for the heinous act of not opening enough checkout counters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What they did here was a very heinous act,' she said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said: 'The accused has been found responsible for abetting some of the most heinous crimes in human history. The Sun (2012)If so, both the probation service and police have a duty of care to people we assess, regardless how heinous the offence. The Sun (2009)When will the powers that be realise we need a deterrent sufficient to stamp out these evil, heinous crimes to protect law-abiding citizens? The Sun (2015)
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