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Complainant Name:
Mr Richard Baker

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Guardian

Complaint:
Mr Richard Baker complained that an article was inaccurate when it stated that he was “jailed for life for spiking women’s drinks with the tranquilliser temazepan”. In fact, he was jailed for life for rape and it was not alleged in court that the offences were drug-related.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a correction on this point.

Report: 69



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