Shock revelations police withheld evidence in Keli Lane case spark calls for royal commission

There are calls for a royal commission into police nondisclosure after stunning revelations that thousands of secretly recorded intercepts were withheld from Keli Lane’s defence team at her murder trial.

Last night the investigative team behind the ABC’s Exposed documentary revealed NSW Police secretly recorded up to 2000 of Lane’s conversations via phone intercepts and listening devices placed in her home between 2004 and 2008.

Yet only around six per cent of those recordings were disclosed or handed over to Lane’s lawyers during her five-month trial.

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