Two men were in a colleague's Court this morning charged with arson with intent to endanger life.
Indictable only offence so sent straight to Crown Court without taking a plea but the prosecutor outlined the case wherein the two defendants claimed to be "doing what the law should have"
The victims are a family of two parents and two young children.
"He's a ****ing peedo (sic) isn't he?" one of them was reported to have said.
When the interviewing officer explained that the householder was, in fact a paediatrician, the reply was, apparently a shrug of the shoulders and:-
"What's the difference?"