POLLY PECK TYCOON ASIL NADIRATTEMPTED TO BRIBE OLD BAILEYJUDGE
 Polly Peck Tycoon Asil Nadir claimed he fled Britain because he had been left a broken man with no hope of a fai...
Turkey had asked the Thatcher Government to intervene tosave Nadirs crumbling Polly Peck empireTycoon claims then Foreign ...
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Polly Peck tycoon Asil Nadir 'attempted to bribe old bailey judge before fleeing Britain'

Polly Peck Tycoon Asil Nadir claimed he fled Britain because he had been left 'a broken man with no hope of a fair trial' after police launched an investigation into allegations he had bribed a judge. The revelation came to light as he took the stand for the first time in his long-running theft trial in which he is accused of plundering £150 million from his company.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Polly Peck tycoon Asil Nadir 'attempted to bribe old bailey judge before fleeing Britain'

  • 1. POLLY PECK TYCOON ASIL NADIRATTEMPTED TO BRIBE OLD BAILEYJUDGE
  • 2.  Polly Peck Tycoon Asil Nadir claimed he fled Britain because he had been left a broken man with no hope of a fair trial after police launched an investigation into allegations he had bribed a judge. The revelation came to light as he took the stand for the first time in his long-running theft trial in which he is accused of plundering £150 million from his company. Today it also emerged at the Old Bailey that Turkey asked Margaret Thatcher and her Conservative government to intervene to save Nadir’s business empire as it crumbled around him. Turkish president Turgut Ozal wrote to the then PM expressing his concerns that the multinational was being undermined by Greek Cypriots to damage the northern Cypriot economy and ultimately Turkey itself. In the letter sent on Mr Nadir’s behalf in September 1990, the late President expressed his concerns as Polly Peck employed thousands of people in Turkey and Northern Cyprus. Poly Peck’s (PPI) collapse would hinder the finding of a lasting solution to the Cyprus question as both sides needed economies on a parity with each other, the court heard.
  • 3. Turkey had asked the Thatcher Government to intervene tosave Nadirs crumbling Polly Peck empireTycoon claims then Foreign Secretary gave an ultimatumdemanding £100million in financeHe claims he was on the verge of saving the company witha £70million cash injection when it was wound upNadir denies 13 specimen counts of theft amounting to£34million between 1987 and 1990

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