Jon Stoddart, who wrote the independent report – seen by The Sunday Telegraph – on behalf of Lincolnshire Police, said of the role of the FCO and the British High Commission: "There is clear evidence of inconsistency and contradictions, falsehoods and downright lies, and it is this that has not surprisingly led to John Ward believing that there was an active conspiracy to prevent him from identifying his daughter's killers."Ms Ward's father obtained the report, written in 2004, under the Freedom of Information Act. It was originally suppressed on the grounds of national security.
Sunday, 7 September 2008
More truth comes out
The Sunday Telegraph has a great story this morning about the British government's obstruction of the investigation into the murder of Julie Ward in Kenya 20 years ago: