• Short Summary

    IN NICOSIA YESTERDAY (MONDAY) A CYPRIOT COURT SENTENCED A BRITISH AIRMAN TO 15 YEARS IN GAOL FOR CHARGES INVOLVING CARRYING ARMS AND EXPLOSIVES.

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    LV RAF OFFICERS ENTER BUILDING
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    2.
    SV MARLEY ESCORTED BY GREEK POLICEMAN
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    3.
    SV MRS MARLEY NEAREST CAMERA WITH MOTHER
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    4.
    CU MRS MARLEY PAN.. TO MOTHER
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    5.
    CU MR HENRY TEALE (MRS MARLEY'S FATHER) TALKS TO PRESS
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    6.
    CU MR MARLEY WITH GREEK POLICE ENTERS CAR
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    7.
    CU IN CAR, DRIVES AWAY
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    8.
    SV MRS MARLEY LEAVING WITH RAF OFFICERS
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    Background: IN NICOSIA YESTERDAY (MONDAY) A CYPRIOT COURT SENTENCED A BRITISH AIRMAN TO 15 YEARS IN GAOL FOR CHARGES INVOLVING CARRYING ARMS AND EXPLOSIVES. HE PLEADED GUILTY. HIS WIFE, WHO PLEADED GUILTY TO ONE CHARGE OF AIDING AND ABETTING HER HUSBAND, WAS FINED GBP100.

    THE AIRMAN, 24 YEAR-OLD KEITH MARLEY, WAS ARRESTED WITH HIS WIFE ON MAY 26TH AND CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO LEVY WAR IN THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS AGAINST ITS ESTABLISHED GOVERNMENT, PREPARING WAR OR WARLIKE UNDERTAKING, USING ARMED FORCE AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT, AND POSSESSING MORTARS WITH INTENT TO ENABLE OTHER PERSONS TO ENDANGER LIFE OR CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY TO PROPERTY.

    ALL THESE COUNTS, EXCEPT THE ONE RELATING TO THE MORTARS, WERE LATER DROPPED BUT OTHER COUNTS OF POSSESSING ARMS AND AMMUNITION WERE INTRODUCED.

    AFTER THE SENTENCE MRS. MARLEY'S FINE WAS PAID BY A BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION OFFICIAL AND SHE LEFT THE COURT WITH HER PARENTS, MR. AND MRS. TEALE. SHE WILL BE FLOWN BACK TO ENGLAND SHORTLY WITH HER 13 MONTH OLD SON.

    MR. MARLEY WAS DRIVEN TO THE NICOSIA CENTRAL PRISON TO START HIS SENTENCE. UNDER CYPRIOT LAW, REMISSION ON PRISON SENTENCES IS DECIDED BY PRESIDENT MAKARIOS ON THE ADVICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6SJ34CBDQJ5W77WX9D7Y9USE4
    Media URN:
    VLVA6SJ34CBDQJ5W77WX9D7Y9USE4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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