UK Police Will Take No Action Against BBC Reporter Who Interviewed Princess Diana

An interview between Princess Diana and BBC interviewer Martin Bashir induced a furore among the many British public again in 1995 by revealing intimate particulars about her marriage to Prince Charles and his infidelity. The interview was watched by almost 23 million viewers all through the nation.

The Metropolitan Police have stated they won’t be launching a full investigation into allegations of fraud by a BBC journalist who interviewed Diana, Princess of Wales in 1995.

Martin Bashir, who was then the BBC’s non secular affairs editor, was accused of faking financial institution statements with a purpose to persuade the princess’s brother, Earl Spencer, to present him a scoop – an unique TV interview. 

Earl Spencer’s former head of safety, Alan Waller, made a criticism in opposition to Mr Bashir however the Metropolitan Police issued an announcement on Thursday, 4 March, confirming they might be taking no additional motion.

​Commander Alex Murray stated: “In recent months the Metropolitan Police Service received correspondence alleging unlawful activity in connection with a documentary broadcast in 1995. This was carefully assessed by specialist detectives.”

Cmdr Murray stated they might assess the sitution if “any significant new evidence” emerged.


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