Police lose fight over witness murder – The Times

Posted April 25th, 2007 in news, police, witnesses by sally

“Police forces face a multi-million-pound bill for establishing witness protection schemes after senior judges ruled yesterday that they are legally bound to ensure the safety of witnesses. Sir Anthony Clarke, the Master of the Rolls, found that the right to life enshrined in the Human Rights Act required police forces to protect vulnerable witnesses in criminal cases.”

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The Times, 25th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk