Select Committee on Defence Minutes of Evidence

Annex F

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  2.  The operation was initiated on the afternoon of 20 December and the NISHA, which was on passage to London, boarded and stopped at first light on 21 December; having been trailed overnight * * * Following the boarding operation, the vessel was searched whilst being held at a safe haven[2] before the ship was handed to civil police jurisdiction early on 22 December. * * *

2   Sandown Bay, Isle of Wight. Back

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