I wonder whether Bahrain security consultant John Yates, probably unemployable in any UK police context following his role in the News International phone-hacking scandal, used his NI contacts to get this piece squeezed in between all the tits ‘n’ bums:
The “two fingers” story has certainly got the Bahrain expat hate community foaming at the mouth in a way that the ‘police’ gassing to death of children never could.
I’ve no idea what happened to this individual, or who cut his fingers off. But I’m curious about (a) what he was doing driving around Karana at in the wee hours, and (b) why, if he came upon trouble, he got out of his car.
What I do know is that a few days before this incident there were expat club bar flies posting on the usual fora about how ‘enough is enough’ and they are going to go down and ‘help the police’….