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Vol 37 No 9

Published 26th April 1996

South Africa

Naked guns

Pretoria's relations with Washington and London are being tested again, this time over the bizarre case of a British arms dealer held in South Africa. Paul Grecian was arrested at Johannesburg airport in December on an Interpol warrant issued in the United States. He is wanted on charges of fraud, perjury and selling US-made weapons to Iraq in the 1980s and faces a possible 25-year sentence if convicted.

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