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Lynette White Murder: Police Destroyed Evidence Against Police And Made A Farce Of The Law

A READER writes on how the UK is becoming a “police state”. He writes in light of the murder of Lynette White, who on 14 February, 1988, was stabbed to death in her Cardiff flat. Tony Paris, Yusef Abdullahi and Stephen Miller were wrongly jailed for life in 1990. In 1992 they were released; their convictions quashed.

Also damaged by the gross miscarriage of justice were John and Ronnie Actie, who were acquitted of any offence. Good. But before the trial they had already spent two years in prison.

In September 2000, a review of the case led to the arrest of Jeffrey Gafoor. He was trapped by DNA. In  July 2003, he was jailed for life for the murder.

But why did the three innocent men get sent down? Why did the Crown Prosecution Service send the innocent men to court?  Why did eyewitnesses, Leanne Vilday, Angela Psaila and Mark Grommek say they saw the Cardiff Three at the crime scene?

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Posted: 1st, December 2011 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1)