The'plea bargain' loophole setting the most depraved criminals free | 60 Minutes Australia

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If anyone ever deserved a fair go, it was Nanette May. But after three years, she’s still waiting. Nanette was stalked by an ex-boyfriend, ambushed and brutally attacked. Left for dead. Eventually, he was charged with attempted murder and faced 25 years in jail. But Karl Koch will only serve six. When you hear what he did to Nanette, you’ll ask why. How could he get off with such a paltry sentence? Well, you can sum up the answer in two words — “plea bargain”. And Nanette May isn’t alone. Across the country, courts are cutting deals with criminals — leaving their victims to wonder what on earth happened to justice.

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