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    IN FRANCE, THE BEN BARKA CASE TOOK A NEW TURN...WITH THE TRAIL LEADING TO A?

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    IN FRANCE, THE BEN BARKA CASE TOOK A NEW TURN...WITH THE TRAIL LEADING TO A LAKE JUST OUTSIDE PARIS. ACTING ON AN ANONYMOUS TELEPHONE CALL, THE POLICE HURRIED TO THE BEAUTY SPOT. THEY DRAGGED FOR TWO DAYS BUT FOUND NO BODY AND NO NEW CLUE. TODAY (SATURDAY) THEY HAD TO ADMIT THE TIP-OFF WAS PROBABLY A HOAX.

    BEN BARKA, THE MOROCCAN OPPOSITION LEADER, WAS KIDNAPPED IN A STREET IN THE FRENCH CAPITAL LAST OCTOBER. THE KIDNAPPING AND HIS PRESUMED MURDER LED TO A MAJOR POLITICAL SCANDAL INSIDE FRANCE AND MOROCCO, AND BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. SIX PEOPLE SO FAR HAVE BEEN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH THE CASE AND THEIR TRIAL IS EXPECTED IN JUNE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADMODI7L94GRR1PWC2XSVLZZ5L
    Media URN:
    VLVADMODI7L94GRR1PWC2XSVLZZ5L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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