• Short Summary

    JOHN ANDREW CONRADIE, A 28-YEAR-OLD LECTURER AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, IN SALISBURY, WAS COMMITTED FOR TRIAL YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO THE RHODESIA HIGH COURT ON FOUR CHARGES, INCLUDING CONSPIRACIES TO COMMIT MURDER AND CONSPIRACIES TO INJURE PERSONS OR CAUSE DAMAGE WITH EXPLOSIVES.

  • Description

    JOHN ANDREW CONRADIE, A 28-YEAR-OLD LECTURER AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, IN SALISBURY, WAS COMMITTED FOR TRIAL YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO THE RHODESIA HIGH COURT ON FOUR CHARGES, INCLUDING CONSPIRACIES TO COMMIT MURDER AND CONSPIRACIES TO INJURE PERSONS OR CAUSE DAMAGE WITH EXPLOSIVES.

    ACCUSED WITH HIM WAS FRIEND, IVAN GODFREY DIXON, A 21-YEAR-OLD CHEMICAL ENGINEER. HE WAS ALSO COMMITTED FOR TRIAL, CHARGED WITH POSSESSING OFFENSIVE WEAPONS AND SUBVERSIVE LITERATURE.

    THE INTENDED USE OF EXPLOSIVES TO CAUSE DAMAGE CARRIES A MANDATORY DEATH SENTENCE. THE CHARGES AGAINST DIXON CARRY A POSSIBLE BUT NOT MANDATORY DEATH SENTENCE.

    RHODESIAN POLICE TOLD MAGISTRATES EARLIER THAT RUSSIAN-MADE HAND GRENADES AND SUBVERSIVE LITERATURE WERE FOUND ON THE TWO MEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC5A5OFUD7HIU1RKYHOA28F9X9
    Media URN:
    VLVAC5A5OFUD7HIU1RKYHOA28F9X9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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