All quiet on the Cyprus front, until news that wrongly convicted Asil Nadir is to appeal to the CCRC. As with the Ched Evans case, there is much disquiet surrounding these unsafe convictions. Use of Michael Francis drew attention to some underhand dealings by M.I.5, HMRC and corrupt police.
Indeed, Francis role and that of another CHIS may feature in an upcoming documentary. The part played by Derek Haslam has been noted in back issues of Goggzilla, and the midnight oil is burning at New Scotland Yard over this.
Not only the Metropolitan Police but Avon and Somerset seem likely to have an unhappy few months ahead. Andy Marsh took over following the Gargangate scandal, Marsh was previously with Hampshire Constabulary, heavily mired in controversy over their part in Operation Abelard II and the subsequent derailing of the Daniel Morgan inquiries search for justice.
Meanwhile, isn’t Lavery a good artist?