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Steve Panter

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Detective cleared by jury:Story's source still a secret

A court case where a journalist was asked by a judge to reveal his sources has ended with the defendant – a detective – being cleared of leaking information about the 1996 Manchester bomb. An 11-day Crown Court trial heard

Just two arrests after IRA bomb – one was local reporter

Only two arrests were made in the aftermath of the Manchester bombing outrage of 1996 – and one of those was Manchester Evening News journalist Steve Panter. The other was the senior police officer who was cleared by a jury