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Complainant Name:
A man

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: WalesOnline


A man complained to the Press Complaints Commission that a historical online article documented the opening of his trial for an alleged drugs offence but failed to report that he was later released with no charges brought. The complainant considered that readers would have been misled in breach of Clause 1 (Accuracy) and was concerned about potential damage to his reputation.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper removed the online article.

Date Published: 03/05/2012

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