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John Doe II Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-30-05 04:01 PM
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31. Seriously: Are you joking Mr. Whitby?
Here is what Whitby wrote after everybody realized that his famous account was simply wrong:

But Mr Whitby says that man - who may have vaulted a ticket barrier - is likely to have been an undercover cop trailing Mr de Menezes.

(...)

"I think the guy I saw being bundled out of the way might have been a surveillance officer who was following him."

Mr Whitby, 47, described what he saw: "There was a mass of bodies and I saw a gun being lowered and I heard the shots.

"Mr de Menezes must have been ahead of the officers. The guy in the thick coat can't have been him."
http://icsouthlondon.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0200south...


Seriously: Whitb y was in the carriage:
How can you mistake a person that was shot?
Whitby creates the impression he is talking about the scene where de Menezes was said to have jumped the barrier. But Whitby was in the carriage. He didn't see this above mentioned scene.

His sentence "Mr de Menezes must have been ahead of the officers."
makes simply no sense at all.
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