Cliff Richard privacy case: Police felt 'forced' into revealing raid to BBC

Cliff Richard privacy case: Police felt 'forced' into revealing raid to BBC
 

Police felt "forced" into giving the BBC advanced notice of their 2014 raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home, a former detective has told the High Court.
Ex-Det Supt Matthew Fenwick said South Yorkshire Police had wanted to delay a story about a historical sex abuse investigation into the singer until they could search his Berkshire flat.
Sir Cliff, who is suing the BBC over privacy, was never charged.
The BBC says its coverage was of "legitimate public interest".
Lawyers for the singer, who had always denied wrongdoing, said the BBC took the decision to name him in its... read more

 
16 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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