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Britain / Dikko Affair #538171

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 19, 1984
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(Studio) Recent discovery of drugged and kidnapped former Nigerian minister Umaru Dikko at London airport recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Dikko's alleged corruption while Nigerian official outlined; apparent role of his European associates currently jailed in Lagos in arranging with Israeli mercenaries for Dikko's return examined. [Dr. Richard JEFFRIES - notes many in Europe were approached for aid.] Israel's leading anesthesiologist Dr. Lev-Arie Shapiro noted arraigned today along with suspected mercenaries Felix Avital and Alexander Barak; Shapiro's apparent involvement discussed. Shapiro's possible relationship with Israeli secret service noted illustrated by his alleged coincidental association with David Kimche; details given. [Voice of British FOR. SECRETARY. - cites lack of evidence of Israeli involvement.]
REPORTER: Henry Champ

Brokaw, Tom;
Champ, Henry

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