THE father of murder victim Reamonn Gormley has called Government plans to crack down on knife crime nothing more than "lip service".
THE father of murder victim Reamonn Gormley has called Government plans to crack down on knife crime nothing more than \"lip service\".
attack: Reamonn Gormley was stabbed to death last year.
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Jim Gormley, whose 19-year-old son was stabbed to death in Blantyre last year, said an announcement that the maximum sentence for carrying a knife is to increase by one year to five years will do little to deter habitual criminals.
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