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Complainant Name:
Ian Brady

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mail


Ian Brady of Ashworth Hospital complained that the newspaper had inaccurately attributed quotations to him which stated that perversion is the way a man thinks, the way he feels, the way he lives. Rape is not a crime, its a state of mind, murder is a hobby and a supreme pleasure in a notebook connected to the Moors Murder trial.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper which had taken the information from an earlier article in a different newspaper published the following correction: Our report on 31 December on the Moors murders quoted from a notebook we mistakenly attributed to Ian Brady. In fact it belonged to prosecution witness David Smith.

Report: 73

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