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DETECTIVE HENDERSON.

CHRISTCHURCH, October 23. Chief-detective; Henderson applied through a,solicitor to the Minister of Justice for an inquiry into the'charges made against him before the Resident Magistrate, in terms of tho Police Act. -No notice was taken by the Minister ol the request, and yesterday Mr Henderson, having refused to resign, received notice_ from lnspector Broham that he had been .dismissed from the force. This leases'Christchurch with only one detective and two The city is also undermanned .in the matter of constables. There is only one sergeant instead of three, and the constabulary force is four men short. - Mr/ Henderson leaves; fqf.. Wellington tonlght to lay,hie ewe before-Parliament or to have rt -investigated; Jby the Stipendiary : ~. J MOar Christchurch special wires Detective Henderson had the option of resignfog, bubrefused Wdo so; hence his" dism'ssal from the force. , Ho talks now of appealing to thefoourts'.”; ' b

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DETECTIVE HENDERSON., Evening Star, Issue 10452, 23 October 1897

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DETECTIVE HENDERSON. Evening Star, Issue 10452, 23 October 1897

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