If you break the law then blame others for the consequences it would deafeat the object of law
He did do something wrong and has to face the consequences
10 years of 'mental torture" I agree could have been avoided...by him not breaking the law in the first place
Whilst I have some sympathy with his condition, we make it too easy for law breakers to quote various conditions as an excuse, and there are far too many people willing to make money off the back of it.
If you can't be a good example, be a horrible warning!
Current rides:1994 Orange P7 (project), 1995 Clockwork (the f-in-law's), 1996 Orange C16R (the wife's), 2007 Ltd Edition Clockwork, 2011 Orange 5 Pro, 2014 Planet X Carbon road bike
Previous rides:1993 Orange Clockwork XC Pro, 1993 Orange Clockwork XC expert, 1994 Kona Kilauea, 1995 Kona Cindercone, 1995 Orange E3, 1996 Orange P7 XT, 1997 Saracen Maxtrax, 2009 Orange Evo 8