Monday 22 December 2008

BBC News web FoI request reveals £205,000 cost of Sally Murrer police leak investigation

A Freedom of Information request by the BBC News website has revealed that the cost of the investigation into leaked police information which led to the prosecution of journalist Sally Murrer was £205,000.
Milton Keynes Citizen journalist Murrer was cleared at Kingston Crown Court last month of aiding a former police officer to leak information. The judge said her right to protect sources had been infringed.

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