Monday, April 13, 2009

Police State halts Protest

BBC NEWS | England | Nottinghamshire | Police hold 114 in power protest

More than 100 people have been arrested in Nottingham over a suspected plan to target a power station.

Police said 114 men and women were arrested in Sneinton Dale on suspicion of conspiracy to commit aggravated trespass and criminal damage.

Officers said they believed those arrested were planning to protest at nearby Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station.

A spokesman said "specialist equipment" had been found by officers who feared a threat to the safety of the site.

He said police thought there was a "serious threat" to the coal-fired power station, which is eight miles south-west of Nottingham...

... Residents said handcuffed suspects sang loudly as they were led away...

(Shouldn't Police be more concerned about Terrorism?)