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Scientologists suing three more policemen

Title: Scientologists suing three more policemen
Date: Tuesday, 18 December 1973
Publisher: The Times (UK)
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The Church of Scientology is suing three Metropolitan Police officers over a report on the movement. They say the report has been circulated all over the world by Interpol.

Mr David Gaiman, press officer of the sect, who is named in the report, said yesterday that it accused scientologists of numerous offences, including causing grievous bodily harm and drug trafficking.

In September the movement issued a High Court writ against Sir Robert Mark, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, alleging libel in the same document. It has also taken legal action against police in the United States, Canada, Germany and a number of other countries.

Yesterday's writ, the fourteenth it has issued, alleges that Detective Inspector Fyall, Detective Sergeant Price and Chief Superintendent Gerrard, of Scotland Yard, conspired to effect a public mischief.