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Bungling Forensic Science Service directors receive massive bonuses for letting killers and rapists escape justice

By Guy basnett, 21/12/2008

BOSSES of the bungling forensics agency which failed to spot the DNA of Rachel Nickell’s killer Robert Napper got more than £1million in BONUSES, the News of the World can reveal.

Three directors of the Government’s Forensic Science Service shared £1,138,000 ON TOP of their salaries.

One of them, thought to be former chief executive Dave Werrett, got £875,000.

News of the bumper payouts comes after a woeful recent history which has seen the FSS face two independent inquiries, including a probe into how it missed bloodstains during the Damilola Taylor investigation.

A Government source told us: “These top staff have walked away with a bumper bonus in an organisation whose ineptitude let killers and rapist scum escape justice.”

Full article in News of the World
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