Campaigner released from jail after becoming anorexic

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 29 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:919
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A peace campaigner who developed anorexia after being strip searched in a London prison has been released from jail by a High Court judge after the official solicitor intervened in her case.

    Lindis Percy, aged 54, was jailed for nine months and five days last January for breaching a suspended prison sentence imposed in November 1995, after she admitted ignoring an injunction banning her from Ministry of Defence land at RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk. Ms Percy, a Quaker from Shipley, West Yorkshire, …

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