• Monday, September 26, 2022

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Hero taxi driver wants longer jail sentence for sex offender

ACT OF COURAGE: Taxi driver Satbir Arora with his safeguarding certificate

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING A CAB DRIVER who saved a teenage girl from an armed sex offender has said his five-year jail sentence is “not good enough”. Satbir Arora, 39, helped to alert police when he suspected that his 13-year-old passenger was being groomed by a paedophile. The man whom the teenager was planning to meet was Sam Hewings, 24. When police arrested him in his house, they found a bag containing knives, duct tape and Co-codamol tablets. Hewings was jailed for five years last November for attempted abduction, and the distribution and making of indecent images. “[Hewing’s sentence] is not…

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