Monday, June 13, 2011

Undercover cop film to be broadcast on Channel4 in October 2011

The undercover police officer whose secretly recorded tapes caused the collapse of a £1 million trial against six 'eco-warriors' has claimed the case fell apart because the police and the Crown Prosecution Service were 'at war'.

Mark Kennedy, 41, spoke out after the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, last week ordered an independent inquiry into the collapse of a trial in January against six activists accused of conspiring to break into the Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station in Nottingham.

In an exclusive interview with The Mail on Sunday, Kennedy – whose story is now being made into a Channel 4 Cutting Edge documentary set to air in October – said: 'The surveillance tapes and my report absolved the men who had been charged.

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