UK: More than 100 campaigners arrested over ‘power station plot’

More than 100 people are in custody after police smashed a major plot to sabotage one of Britain’s biggest power-stations.

13 Apr 2009

Officers swooped on environmental protesters as they prepared a mass raid that could have disrupted supplies to tens of thousands of homes.

The demonstrators are thought to have gathered at night in readiness to move on Ratcliffe-on-Soar power-station, Nottinghamshire.

They were rounded up shortly after midnight on Sunday at the Bakersfield Community Centre in Sneinton, Notts, by scores of officers.

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