Ex-police chief to be investigated by watchdog

Former police chief Sir Norman Bettison will be investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission over his handling of the witness information for the Macpherson Inquiry into the death of Stephen Lawrence.

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.@ipccnews will investigate former @westyorkspolice Asst Ch Cons Norman Bettison (his 1998 position) re handling of Macpherson witness info

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.@ipccnews notified Doreen & Neville Lawrence, forces & other interested parties regarding our decisions & rationale http://t.co/GRyyURHA6b

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Ex-police chief faces inquiry

Former police chief Sir Norman Bettison will be investigated by a watchdog over claims he tried to influence the way a witness gave evidence at the public inquiry following the murder of Stephen Lawrence.