Mark Thatcher Arrested (Channel 4 News)

Mark Thatcher Arrest: Plans to Leave Country
Channel 4 News
26 August 2004

The mystery surrounding Sir Mark Thatcher’s arrest in South Africa has deepened. Police have claimed he was planning to leave the country just before his arrest on suspicion of involvement in a coup attempt.

Former UN investigator Christine Gordon reveals that up to 20 meetings have taken place between Mark Thatcher, mercenary Simon Mann, Greg Wales and others alleged conspirators and explains that Thatcher has been receiving death threats from the families of men incarcerated in Equatorial Guinea and Zimbabwe.

The report shows the first footage of Greg Wales.

Co-producer: Adrian Gatton
Reporter: Sue Turton