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Fracking protester set to sue the cops

Issue No. 2390

A protester arrested at the anti-fracking protest camp in Barton Moss near Eccles, Greater Manchester is set to sue Greater Manchester Police over a “trumped up” arrest.

Dr Steven Peers was accused of driving to the protest drunk. But the police case against him fell apart in court when prosecutors offered no evidence.

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Tue 11 Feb 2014, 16:32 GMT
Issue No. 2390
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