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United Kingdom

30 January 2002

BBC News

An advertisement with similarities to the case of farmer Tony Martin, who is serving a prison sentence after shooting two burglars, has been criticised by the industry watchdog. The advert, for a security system, appeared in Countryside magazine, showing a farmer holding a shotgun. The drawing has the farmer smiling and giving a thumbs-up sign with the shotgun still smoking and cartridges in mid-ejection. A member of the public who complained said it was... (

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