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Complainant Name:
A man

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Daily Telegraph

Complaint:

A man complained to the Press Complaints Commission that an article remaining on the newspaper's website reported on his conviction for rape, when in fact the conviction had been quashed on appeal.

Resolution:

The newspaper accepted that the criminal conviction had been quashed. The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the removal of the online article from the newspaper's website; the newspaper also placed a note in its library archive making clear the final outcome of the case.

Date Published: 05/07/2011



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