Jeremy Thorpe case 'was a farce', says ex-suspect
A former nightclub owner who stood trial for conspiracy to murder alongside Jeremy Thorpe in 1979 has said the case was a "big farce".
George Deakin, from Port Talbot, was accused of being involved in hiring a hit-man to kill the former Liberal leader's ex-lover Norman Scott.
He was cleared of the charge, as was Thorpe and another two men.
It comes as Gwent Police confirmed it will not reopen an investigation into the man suspected of being the hit-man.
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