Police watchdog to probe Hillsborough

Oct 13, 2012, 09:54 IST | AFP

Britain's police watchdog yesterday said that it would launch the biggest ever independent inquiry into potential police wrongdoing after a damning report about the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said a “large number” of both former and current officers would be investigated as it probes whether there was a criminal cover-up of police failings. 

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