OPINION: Don’t expect whole truth from Urewera report

One thing is certain about today’s police conduct authority report into Urewera terrorism raids – the whole truth will still not be told.

A report by the authority, now headed by former district court judge Sir David Carruthers, into complaints about the police handling of the 2007 raids is due to be released later today.

Lawyers, agitators and anti-police media are already lining up to launch another round of ill-conceived attacks on police whose only “sin” may have been over-enthusiastically rooting out a mob of suspected gun and bomb-brandishing terrorists.

 

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