James Murdoch resignation and Leveson Inquiry: live – Telegraph

by peterjukes

Detective Chief Superintendent Keith Surtees told the inquiry how police in 2006 had obtained a warrant to search the desk of Clive Goodman, a royal reporter who later pleaded guilty to conspiracy to intercept voicemails.

But only four officers got into the newspaper’s offices, with the rest, including a forensics team, “barred” from entry.

On reaching Goodman’s desk they were “surrounded” and photographed by staff who challenged the legality of the raid.

One officer had suggested there was a fear of “some form of violence”, which News International denied, the inquiry heard.

via James Murdoch resignation and Leveson Inquiry: live – Telegraph.

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