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Police procedure and mistaken identity

Title
Police procedure and mistaken identity
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:07:43
Description
Two interviews with anti-apartheid campaigner Peter Hain about his arrest on charges of theft based on the evidence of eye-witness reports. He says it is a case of mistaken identity and is trying to change police procedures in similar future cases. The male interviewer in the 1st part is not identified. The interviewer in the 2nd part is Bob Holness.
Contributors
Bob Holness; Peter Hain
Keywords
Police; Criminal law; Anti-apartheid movements; Policing practice; Identity; Peter Hain; Arrests

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