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Offline Steve_uk

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Re: HILLSBOROUGH: The search for the truth
« Reply #285 on: June 29, 2017, 07:32:PM »
What Duckenfield et al 'admitted' at the inquests was very carefully worded, I would strongly assume, on the advice of his lawyers. A criminal prosecution where he is on trial is very different. Notwithstanding the fact he will instruct the best lawyers he can, the prosecution also need to prove his guilt 'beyond reasonable doubt'

At the inquest, the verdict of unlawful killing was only recorded by a 7-2 majority which would not be enough for a guilty verdict in a criminal trial.

Believe me, I hope he receives the sentence he deserves for his appalling actions. The way he tried to worm his way out of things, still trying to blame the fans at the inquests makes me think that sadly there is still a long long way to go with this.

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Petey could you confirm that the main allegation is that Duckenfield watched the tragedy unfold on CCTV and did nothing? Where does Bettison's blame lie and what will the charges be against Peter Metcalfe and Graham Mackrell?

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Re: HILLSBOROUGH: The search for the truth
« Reply #286 on: June 30, 2017, 12:27:AM »
Petey could you confirm that the main allegation is that Duckenfield watched the tragedy unfold on CCTV and did nothing? Where does Bettison's blame lie and what will the charges be against Peter Metcalfe and Graham Mackrell?

The main allegation is that Duckenfield ordered the opening of the exit gate down which hundreds of lpool fans headed, leading to the tragic deaths of 96 innocent fans. He did this without any pre-planning of blocking the entrance to the central pen which was done in 1988. As the tragic situation unfolded he froze and completely failed to take any constructive action to deal with the consequences which were a direct result of his tragic actions.

Instead all he did was tell a malicious lie that lpool fans broke down the gate.

Bettisons blame lies with his handling of the aftermath of the tragedy including the many malicious statements and allegations he made against lpool fans.

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Re: HILLSBOROUGH: The search for the truth
« Reply #287 on: August 09, 2017, 12:06:PM »
Fuck Enfield, and others in court today!
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when we first practice to deceive"...

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Re: HILLSBOROUGH: The search for the truth
« Reply #288 on: August 10, 2017, 01:50:AM »
Fuck Enfield, and others in court today!

Duckenfield was not in court as the CPS first have to apply to the High Court to lift the legal bar on further criminal proceedings against him which was imposed following his private prosecution in 1999.

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