Granddaughter of man who had throat slashed launches campaign against open prisons

The granddaughter of man who had his throat slashed by a robber has launched a campaign to stop violent criminals serving their sentences in open prisons, after his attacker absconded last week.

Lindsay McFarlane, who lives in Romford but holidays regularly in Sheerness, set up the petition after Sabul Miah absconded last Thursday.

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