Amelia Hill condemns 'sinister' police investigation

Journalist speaks out after no charges are brought against her

Amelia Hill condemns 'sinister' police investigation
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Guardian reporter Amelia Hill has accused police and prosecutors of pursuing a “sinister attempt to chill public interest journalism”.

Hill was first questioned by police in September after a 51-year officer was arrested for allegedly supplying information to the paper.

Yesterday she was told that no charges would be brought against her for aiding and abetting misconduct in public office or for breach of the Data Protection Act.

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