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Madeleine McCann: Scotsman Apologises To Robert Murat

by | 17th, May 2008

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ROBERT Murat is involved in legal action against 11 British newspapers and Sky New.

THE Scotsman has apologised to Robert Murat and admitted publishing defamatory allegations about him.

Says the paper:

“On 15 May an article about Robert Murat headed ‘Madeleine: He jokes of being ‘No.1 suspect’’ was published in which we reported a number of defamatory allegations about Mr Murat in connection with the abduction of Madeleine McCann.

“The article wrongly accused him of hanging around the scene in a manner which recalled the Soham murders.

“Likening his behaviour in this way to that of Soham murderer, Ian Huntley , suggested that he was involved in the abduction of Madeleine McCann. It was a seriously

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