• Short Summary

    WOMEN SHOUTED FOR THE REINSTATEMENT OF HANGING IN BRITAIN AS HOME SECRETARY ROY JENKINS TODAY (SATURDAY) LEFT THE HEADQUARTERS OF A MASSIVE POLICE HUNT FOR THE KILLERS OF THREE UNARMED LONDON DETECTIVES GUNNED DOWN YESTERDAY NEAR WORMWOOD SCRUBS PRISON.

  • Description

    WOMEN SHOUTED FOR THE REINSTATEMENT OF HANGING IN BRITAIN AS HOME SECRETARY ROY JENKINS TODAY (SATURDAY) LEFT THE HEADQUARTERS OF A MASSIVE POLICE HUNT FOR THE KILLERS OF THREE UNARMED LONDON DETECTIVES GUNNED DOWN YESTERDAY NEAR WORMWOOD SCRUBS PRISON. THE CAPITAL'S ENTIRE 18,000-STRONG FORCE IS MANNING THE DRAGNET.

    SENIOR DETECTIVES BELIEVE THE KILLERS ARE STILL IN LONDON, BUT HAVE SO FAR BEEN BAFFLED BY FAILURE TO FIND THE GETAWAY CAR. THE THREE POLICEMAN WERE SHOT DOWN AS THEY TRIED TO QUESTION THREE MEN IN A CAR. MR. JENKINS, RESPONSIBLE FOR INTERNAL AFFAIRS, CUT SHORT A HOLIDAY FOLLOWING THE SHOOTING.

    FRIENDS OF A WIDOW OF ONE OF THE THREE SHOT POLICEMEN HAVE ORGANISED A PETITION FOR THE RETURN OF THE DEATH PENALTY FOR POLICE SLAYINGS. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR ALL TYPES OF MURDER WAS ENDED IN BRITAIN LAST NOVEMBER FOR A FIVE-YEAR TRIAL PERIOD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3DYTV4SOXPMF6VJGKIO1RPH9J
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DYTV4SOXPMF6VJGKIO1RPH9J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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