Levi Bellfield's legal action to marry blonde visitor to be BLOCKED, Dominic Raab hints as he insists 'it's wrong' | The Sun

TWISTED Levi Bellfield's legal action to marry blonde visitor is set to be BLOCKED, Dominic Raab hints, as he insists "it's wrong".

The Justice Secretary confirmed our Sun scoops today that the serial killer is fighting ministers so he can marry his lover behind bars.

And he confirmed he would soon be pushing ahead with plans to banrapists and murderers from getting hitched behind bars – set to be revealed in the upcoming Victims Bill.

Vile Bellfield, 54 — whose victims include Milly Dowler, 13 — has threatened a judicial review if jail bosses do not swiftly provide a “substantive response”, we revealed today.

But Mr Raab said in a letter leaked to The Sun that Bellfield seeking to marry "has caused distress and trauma to his victims.”

Mr Raab said today that he plans to "move quickly" to change the law – and try to block the current marriage bid, which was put in back in 2021.

He told LBC: "It hasn't happened yet and I plan to move quickly," when asked whether it was too late to block Bellfield's alleged application for legal aid.

Asked whether he would try and block it, Mr Raab replied: "Passing a law is never about any individual case.

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"But I don't think it is appropriate and, both within the realm of the existing powers that I have but also the legislative agenda, on which I will be saying more shortly, I think it is wrong."

Explaining why he felt new legislation was needed, Mr Raab said: "I think particularly in that kind of case, I think a lot of people, and I know your listeners will find it an affront to the basic system of criminal justice.

"But I also think there is a question around the risk around anyone who would marry an offender as egregious as, in this case, Levi Bellfield.

"What we protectively do to make sure they aren't subject, or vulnerable people aren't subject to that element of risk. So on both factors, I'm committed to doing what we can to prevent that taking place."

The launch of the radical new victims bill had been delayed months amid fears Leftie lawyers would mount endless challenges in the courts.

Article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights enshrines the right to marry. 

But Downing Street is confident it would win a legal battle, having got the go-ahead from the Attorney General.

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