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Journal and Courier from Lafayette, Indiana • 12

Lafayette, Indiana
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ill NationWorld Journal and Courier Lafayette West Lafayette Indiana riday December 16 1988 Peftersson A friend of the suspect said the man was a member of the Sweden Party an ultra rightist group that advocates white supremacy But police have not linked him with the party Authorities have refused to give details of their case but Swedish police reporters were given access to the Hie Reports said he had 63 convictions for various offenses and had snent the last the man and may hold him in years in and out of prisons and definitely although his lawyer phybhiatric wards in Associataa Pettersson has a history of joigen Almblad spokesman for violent crane and a previous con office told viction of manslaughter He has Swedish Radio been interrogated since he was Sweden's strict press and libel detamed Wednesday definitely although his lawy law forbids publication of a sus suspicions from yesterday may dispute the remand order name but he was identified in public records as Christer Pet tersson1 Palme a four term Social Democratic prime minister who championed international peace and disarmament issues was killed the night of eb 28 1986 while walking home unguarded with his wife from a downtown movie theater The killing jolted a nation which Swedish man held in police custody Arrest may signal major break in prime minister assassination STOCKHOLM Sweden A prosecutor ordered a 41 year old swede held custody Thursday in the slaying of Prime Minister Olof Palme signaling what could be a ma jor break in crime of the century The man det ained Wednes day is suspected of JiAving murdered Olof Palme tfuijgcu sumuiau spuKcanuin iw me prosecuti Swedish Radio Almblad said Stockholm District Court today A witness identified the man as is reason to believe it someone who waited outside the will be a difficult said Arne Grand Theater where Palme had Liljeros the public defender as been just before he was fatally signed to the case client shot the radio reported without denies it says a luenuiying its source saia mere were discrepancies between wit ness accounts and the alibi The killer followed Palme down grides itself on orderliness and 1116 street after the prime minister ad seen little of the political vio theater ana shot him with lence and terrorism that plague a 357 magnum revolver which has other countries not been found move means that prosecutors feel they have enough evidence to build a case against MP 4 oundation scandal: Charity for the rich NEW YORK Directors of a charitable foundation were ac cused Thursday of siphoning off nearly $7 million to support their own lavish habits in cluding chauffeured limousines nights at the opera and trips to lorida and Israel In a lawsuit filed in state Su preme Court in Manhattan state Attorney General Robert Abrams said officials of the Nate and rances Spingold oundation systematically looted the coffers from 1983 to 1988 depleting its assets by almost 50 percent In particular Abrams said James Halperin the founda chief administrative of ficer took more than $5 million in salary to perform simple administrative duties Abrams said Halperin and not the charities he was sup posed to support was the chief beneficiary of the founda tion Halperin a Manhattan law yer reportedly billed the foun dation at a rate of $275 to $350 an hour for his services His hours increased according to the attorney office from an average of 29 a week in 1984 to an average of 77 a week in 1986 and 1987 In its lawsuit the attorney office demanded the removal of Halperin and Melvyn Levitan as directors of the foundation and demanded re payment of losses resulting from their reported misconduct At request state Supreme Court Justice Carmen Bauchamp Ciparick issued a temporary restraining order barring Halperin and four other defendants from using any more of the funds Associated Press Chicago bans beepers in school CHICAGO The City Council has unanimously approved an or dinance banning beepers in all public and private schools a move educators hope will put a dent in drug sales and prostitution know their mothers are not beeping Aiderman Robert Shaw said earlier at a committeemeeting School officials say students are often beeped in classrooms to make drug deals or to engage in prostitution got girls 11 years old They get a call and out of school to turn a said public schools security chief George Sims The beeper ban was ap proved Wednesday by aidermen School Superintendent Manford Byrd issued an executive order in September banning the beepers but Sims said the result was irate parents who like being called down to school because of the infraction The ordinance takes the issue out of the hands of school admin istrators and gives it to the police Violators are subject to fines of Associated Press Canada wants to deport terrorist HAMILTON Ontario Canada Mohammad convicted in Greece ordered a convicted Palestinian of manslaughter and other terrorist to leave the country charges in connection with a 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