'Torture flight' report refuted

POLICE chiefs have reiterated their belief there is no evidence that “torture flights” have landed at UK airports - despite claims a CIA plane was seen touching down last week at a Suffolk airbase.

POLICE chiefs have reiterated their belief there is no evidence that “torture flights” have landed at UK airports - despite claims a CIA plane was seen touching down last week at a Suffolk airbase.

The aircraft, which has been linked with the alleged flights, was logged arriving at RAF Mildenhall last week, before being immediately surrounded by armed American security forces.

A national newspaper reported the sighting yesterday, a day after chief police officers categorically stated the UK was not being used in the transferring of terrorist suspects.

But the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) has maintained there was no nothing to suggest the plane was acting illegally.

A photograph taken of last week's alleged torture flight at RAF Mildenhall recorded it landing on June 2.

No-one at RAF Mildenhall was available for comment yesterday.

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