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The whole legal wrangle centred on subtleties in the Misuse of Drugs Act - and the Law Lords, headed by Lord Diplock - were reluct, ant to lett the criminals have back their "ill-gotten gains.
D'Souza's reticence, or perhaps confusion, should not be unexpected in this democratic, relativistic age, in which people are extremely reluct ant to impose their understanding of "the good" on others.
From experience, the police are reluct ant to take on cases where investigations are incomplete.