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Boys Will Be Boys? They Tried To Derail A Train

In Law on March 10, 2008 by Petr Bokuvka

A few months ago a debate on the amendment to the Penal Code took place in the Czech Republic, as to whether the criminal liability age should be lowered from 15 to 14. It fizzled out far too soon.

Two boys put two cinder blocks on railroad tracks to see what happens when the train hits the block and derails!

The police have investigated them but any further proceedings have to be halted and so the boys’ criminal record will remain empty and clean. They could have killed people and nothing happened to them. A) No Penal Code-related punishment, B) no disgrace to their families and themselves, as the law says that media can not show their faces. But they would deserve both.

The only punishment is that they have to appear in court with their parents and the judge will decide whether they need a probation officer.

VIDEO STILLS> Here are some screenshots from a cell phone video that the boys made…

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