Sunday, 27 June 2010

Section 27 follow up

To follow up the incident in 2008 in which Stoke City fans were served with a Section 27 order whilst innocently drinking in the Railway Pub, the police have finally admitted they were in the wrong. The orders were served illegally and the rights of UK citizens were breached. GMP have now paid out £185,000 to the fans involved, some of whom were escorted to Stoke even though they lived in Manchester.

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