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    MR.NIKOLAI KHOKHLOV, THE SOVIET JOURNALIST, WHO WAS ARRESTED IN LEOPOLDVILLE LAST MONTH AND EXPELLED FROM?

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    MR.NIKOLAI KHOKHLOV, THE SOVIET JOURNALIST, WHO WAS ARRESTED IN LEOPOLDVILLE LAST MONTH AND EXPELLED FROM THE CONGO LAST NIGHT, ARRIVED IN BRUSSELS TODAY (TUESDAY) ON HIS WAY TO MOSCOW.

    THE 25-YEAR-OLD CORRESPONDENT OF THE MOSCOW NEWSPAPER "IZVESTIA", WAS MET BY TEN MEMBERS OF THE SOVIET EMBASSY AT THE AIRPORT.WHEN ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS DETENTION BY REPORTERS, HE DID NOT REPLY.

    HE WAS RELEASED YESTERDAY AFTER BEING ARRESTED SIX WEEKS AGO ON SUSPICION OF SPYING.HE HAD BEEN HELD IN A PRISON AT MAKALA, IN EASTERN KATANGA.AFTER HIS RELEASE HE WAS TAKEN TO THE CZECHOSLOVAKIA EMBASSY IN LEOPOLDVILLE.HIS EXPULSION DEGREE WAS SIGNED BY PRESIDENT KASAVUBU.HE FLEW OUT ON THE BRUSSELS-BOUND PLANE LAST NIGHT.

    MR.KHOKHLOV WAS ARRESTED AT LEOPOLDVILLE POST OFFICE BY SECURITY POLICE ON JANUARY 29.HE WAS PLACED FIRST IN LUFUNGULA POLICE CAMP FOR INTERROGATION.INVESTIGATION INTO HIS CASE WAS LATER TRANSFERRED TO THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR TO SEE IF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS SHOULD BE TAKEN AGAINST HIM, OR AN ORDER MADE FOR HIS DEPORTATION.HE APPEARED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE COURT ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS FOR PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION, BUT NO FORMAL CHARGES WERE BROUGHT AGAINST HIM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA32Z9JSMI3S9WAHSZWR19FAOWN
    Media URN:
    VLVA32Z9JSMI3S9WAHSZWR19FAOWN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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