Couple released without charge over Gatwick drone 'could win libel payout'
Libel lawyer says Paul Gait and Elaine Kirk could win £75,000 from newspapers who identified them
The couple arrested and released without charge in relation to the Gatwick drone incident could win at least £75,000 from the newspapers who identified them, according to a leading libel lawyer.
Mark Stephens, head of media law at Howard Kennedy, said they had a strong legal case if they wished to pursue legal action: “Absent of a compelling reason and the police saying you can, you may not any longer identify people who have been arrested.
Source: Guardian Transport