UK police accused of wrongly taking DNA of gay men

There are 3 comments on the Cortez Journal News story from Jan 16, 2013, titled UK police accused of wrongly taking DNA of gay men. In it, Cortez Journal News reports that:

Three decades later, police tracked him down to the northern England city of Salford and demanded a sample of his DNA because of that conviction.

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SLIF

Scarborough, Canada

#1 Jan 16, 2013
DNA-Do Not Arrest

Since: Jan 13

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#2 Jan 16, 2013
Talk about mindless. If the law is changed those previously guilty ought to now be taken as not guilty and their criminal records deleted.
Katie Mellish

UK

#4 Jan 25, 2013
Matt Road wrote:
Talk about mindless. If the law is changed those previously guilty ought to now be taken as not guilty and their criminal records deleted.
I agree once a conviction is spent it is spent full stop clean sheet.That is the law of man a second chance what the police did violates human rights.

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