A confidential report on former Dunedin man David Bain's
claim for wrongful imprisonment concludes he is innocent of
murdering his parents, brother and two sisters and recommends
the Government pay him compensation.
The man charged with assessing David Bain's bid for
compensation is in Dunedin.
The legal battle between David Bain supporter Joe Karam and
the head of a protest group is continuing in court.
David Bain will next month get to voice his case for
compensation for wrongful imprisonment to the judge assessing
Two former Dunedin detectives have been asked to appear
before a retired judge as David Bain's compensation bid
The defence of David Bain cost more than $3 million in legal
aid, the highest for an individual in New Zealand.
The men at the centre of two of New Zealand's most
controversial murder cases went head-to-head on Sunday night
TV - with big audiences on both free-to-air networks.
In a new television interview, David Bain has thanked his
parents for an upbringing that allowed him to cope with the
loss of his family, two murder trials and jail time.
Joe Karam has another book out on the Bain murders. And
this time it's about guilt, not innocence, Mark Price
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