DEVASTATED Kate and Gerry McCann are to launch a
legal blitz in Portugal after the publication of
a scandalous book about the disappearance of
their daughter Maddie.
Truth Behind The Lie, ex-police chief Goncalo Amaral details
ludicrous allegations about the couple and the pals they
dined with when Maddie vanished in Portugal last year.
plan to take action against Amaral, Portuguese newspapers
which reprinted parts of the £10 book and bloggers who
close to the family said last night: “The gloves are off.
Amaral has over-stepped the mark and they feel they have
been left with no choice. Enough is enough.
lawyers are looking at pretty much everything.”
book, Amaral, 48, claims that cops suspected Kate and Gerry
almost as soon as Maddie, now five, vanished in the Algarve.
makes a serious allegation against one of their “Tapas 7”
this week, Kate and Gerry, both 40 of Rothley, Leics, were
officially cleared of any involvement in the case.
was taken off the investigation last October, said last
night: “This book is not revenge, it is not persecution. We
can discuss the case in court if they want.”