Earlier today I wrote about Joe Karam misleading in an interview with Radio New Zealand over the Bain case.
Now I hesitate to call Joe Karam a liar, but the evidence suggests that he may have in fact forgotten a few things, so I’ll be generous and say his views of history are a little clouded.
He stated to Radio New Zealand when asked about the delays:
“It’s not dragged on because of us, uhmmm… it’s dragged on far too long, like everything with the Bain case had, but uhmm..I couldn’t put a time on it, these things traditionally do take time”
There is a problem with those claims for Joe Karam.
Here is the press release from February 2013 about the delay.
4 February 2013
David Bain requests delay
Cabinet has agreed to a formal request from David Bain to delay its consideration of his application for compensation for claimed wrongful conviction and imprisonment, says Justice Minister Judith Collins. Â Read more »