Government welcomes DPP appeal

The Attorney-General Vickie Chapman has welcomed the Director of Public Prosecutions’ (DPP) decision to appeal the Supreme Court decision to release Colin Humphrys.

“I am very pleased that the DPP has lodged an appeal opposing the release of Colin Humphrys,” said Attorney-General Vickie Chapman.

“South Australians have a right to feel safe and it is important that criminal sentences are in line with community expectations.

“We will now await the outcome of that appeal and I want to reiterate that the new State Government is committed to keeping our community safe as a priority.”