Wiltshire police chief ‘was unaware ex-spy Sergei Skripal lived in Salisbury’


The police chief whose officers responded to the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal has admitted he had no idea the former spy was living in Salisbury.

Kier Pritchard, chief constable of Wiltshire, has demanded he be told of any other VIPs who could be at risk.

The poisoning happened a year ago, hours before Mr Pritchard began his first day in the job as head of Britain’s smallest police force.

He told me: “I had no prior knowledge at all, this is a governmental issue, in terms of where former spies would be housed. Why would I know? No. I had no previous knowledge at all.”

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Source: Sky News