16-year-old girl faces five years in jail for ordering Facebook murder
Friday 26 October 2012
A 16-year-old girl who commissioned another teenager to murder her former best friend should be jailed for five years followed by time in a secure psychiatric clinic, the Telegraaf said on Friday, quoting lawyer Bram Moszkowicz.
Polly W from Arnhem and her boyfriend Wesley C are said to have paid another youth to kill Winsie Hau after they had a public falling out on Facebook.
Winsie Hau was stabbed to death at her home in January by the now 15-year-old Jinhua K. He has already been jailed for one year – the maximum sentence for juveniles.
Polly W’s trial is taking place behind closed doors and the public prosecution department has declined to comment on the sentence demand. The maximum jail term for a 16-year-old is two years, which indicates she is being tried under adult law, the Telegraaf said.
Wesley C will appear in court on Monday.
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