• Short Summary

    The case of the 14-year-old English schoolboy sentenced in Turkey to six years imprisonment for drugs offence has developed diplomatic repercussions.

  • Description

    The case of the 14-year-old English schoolboy sentenced in Turkey to six years imprisonment for drugs offence has developed diplomatic repercussions. Turkish Prime Minister Nihat Erim has cancelled an overnight stop in London later this month because he regards the British outcry against the prison sentence to be insulting to Turkish justice.

    Mrs. Jill Davey, the mother of jailed schoolboy Tim Davey, was interviewed in Istanbul at the weekend, and spoke of her son's shock at receiving the sentences -- for conspiring to sell 50 pounds of hashish. But she added that the anti-Turkish campaign in the British Press could only damage Tim's case:
    Earlier, Mrs. Davey was interviewed by reporters as she left prison:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5GLV82J4ZLJA23UQ856JFG57P
    Media URN:
    VLVA5GLV82J4ZLJA23UQ856JFG57P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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