Martin Brunt: Madeleine: Trust The Portuguese Cops?
By Martin Brunt - Crime Correspondent
The Madeleine appeal relies on the assumption that someone knows her abductor but won't tell because of love, loyalty or fear.
It would be unusual if no-one knew, or was at least suspicious.
The success of the appeal also hinges on that person's guilt at not divulging the secret.
Detectives insist that relationships change and the justification for someone's silence might no longer be so strong.
Any information that emerges will be given to the Portuguese police for them to pursue.
As they have already failed the McCanns can they be relied on to do the right thing next time?
Is that the best you can do, Martin, as a crime correspondent?
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