Princess Diana: No criminal investigation into Martin Bashir's Panorama interview, say police

Princess Diana: No criminal investigation into Martin Bashir's Panorama interview, say police

Police will not launch a criminal investigation into BBC journalist Martin Bashir's Panorama interview with Princess Diana. The decision comes after the Metropolitan Police assessed the Lord Dyson report into the 1995 documentary, which saw the journalist do a sit-down with the royal. Scotland Yard had already said in March it would not launch a criminal investigation into the interview, but added that it had since assessed the contents of the Dyson report, published two months later. In a statement on Wednesday, the force said: "In March 2021, the Metropolitan Police Service determined it was not appropriate to begin a criminal investigation into allegations of unlawful activity in connection with a documentary broadcast in 1995. "Following the publication of Lord Dyson's report in May, specialist detectives assessed its contents and …
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