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Madeleine McCann: Kate McCann And Gerry McCann Sue Goncalo Amaral

by | 16th, May 2009

amaral-book-plug MADELEINE McCANN: The parents of Madeleine McCann are suing the
former Portuguese police chief Goncalo Amaral.

Over the newswires, a statement by Kate and Gerry McCann:

“We – together with our three children Madeleine, Sean and Amelie – are taking this legal action against Goncalo Amaral over his entirely unfounded and grossly defamatory claims -made in all types of media, both within Portugal and beyond – that Madeleine is not only dead, but that we, her parents, were somehow involved in concealing her body.”

It had to happen. The McCanns are innocent. Amaral is acting on a hunch. If he had proof that Madeleine McCann is dead let alone that she died in the family holidy flat; let alone that crime has been committed –  he would have presented a case against them.

Instead he has become a celebrity. He wrote a book The Truth of the Lie and featured in a television documentary.

The statement continues:

“The primary reason for our legal action is simple: to stop any negative effect that these absurd and deeply hurtful claims may be having on the ongoing search for Madeleine.

“We can no longer stand back and watch as Mr Amaral tries to convince the entire world that Madeleine is dead.

“Nor can we allow this blatant injustice to Madeleine, with its obvious risk of hindering our attempts to find her, to continue.

“Mr Amaral’s entirely unjustified claims have not only brought indescribable devastation and suffering to our lives, they have hugely compounded the already immense pain and anxiety we have endured since Madeleine’s abduction.”

We have been here before. And the McCanns have won before.

Madeleine McCann is missing

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