UK: Killer fights to keep name secret
The Press Association reports:
A man who committed “appalling and horrific” murders is fighting for the legal right to remain anonymous while he seeks rehabilitation.
The convicted double killer is asking for his identity not to be revealed as he challenges a decision refusing him unescorted leave in the community, which is a key step to eventually being set free by the Parole Board.[…]
Stephen Knafler QC, for X, argued in the Court of Appeal that X, who sexually mutilated one of his victims, had a legal right to anonymity because he is now a hospital patient being treated for mental illness – and that trumps the public interest in knowing his identity.
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