Libya 'will try' Yvonne Fletcher suspect

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A suspect in the murder of PC Yvonne Fletcher will be prosecuted in Libya if caught, a member of the country's new government has said.

Abdul Hafiz Ghoga, of the National Transitional Council, told one of PC Fletcher's colleagues, who has flown to Libya to seek justice, that Matouk Mohamed Matouk was a wanted man. He is the only one of three suspects still alive. Former PC John Murray was standing next to PC Fletcher when she was shot outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984 and in the ambulance, he promised her he would catch the gunman.

Mr Ghoga told him there was no extradition agreement with Britain.