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Complainant Name:
Mr Lizo Mzimba

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Varsity


Mr Lizo Mzimba complained through Swan Turton solicitors of London that an article about a visit he made to Cambridge contained a number of inaccuracies.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following correction and apology:

In the Cambridge Spies section of issue 701 of Varsity (October 9) we stated that BBC correspondent and former Newsround presenter Lizo Mzimba was gaffer taped to a wall, taunted by students and locked in a bathroom while visiting Emmanuel College bar and that his intention in visiting Cambridge was to seek dirt in order to smear the University and its students. We acknowledge that these allegations are untrue and would like to apologise to Lizo.

Date Published: 17/02/2010

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