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Lecturer in plea to Amin; Evening Mail Reporter.

MIDLAND lecturer Mr. Dennis Hills who escaped the firing squad in Uganda has written to President Amin since his release.

Mr. Hills, aged 61. just back from a lecture tour in North America, said he wrote asking for property he left in the country to be returned, "That letter to the Presi dent's office is the only correspondence I have sent and I have not had a reply," said Mr. Hills, who now lives in SL Mary's Crescent. Leani-ington..

"The suggestion that I have written to him admit ting 1 had been spying for an American organisation is a marvellous invention bui absolute nonsense," he said.

President Amin made the claim in America (hat Mr. Hills had admitted in a letter that he worked for the American secret service.

Mr. Hills was given an 11th-hour reprieve in the death cell. He was jailed after describing President Amin as a "village tyrant."
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