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Format Paperback | ISBN 9781904380764 | Publication date 24/07/2012 | 208 pages | Edition 1st
Satish Sekar shows how a miscarriage of justice destroyed families, divided communities and undermined confidence in the criminal justice system. The Cardiff Five case is the first example in the UK of a homicide in which the original suspects were vindicated by the conviction of the true killer in the DNA age. By then, they had shared 16 years in prison for a crime they did not commit. Based on a 20 year quest for the truth; Scrutinises this disturbing case from day one; A wake-up call for British justice; Calls for a fully independent judicial inquiry. Takes the reader from the sadistic killing of a prostitute in Butetown, Cardiff in 1988 to the end of 2011 when aspects of the case were referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission and HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate in the aftermath of the acquittal of a number of police officers and civilians facing conspiracy charges.
Alternative format ISBNs: PDF ebook ISBN 9781908162113. EPUB / Kindle ebook ISBN 9781908162250.