FORMER world boxing champ Alex Arthur throws his weight behind a bid by
ex-gangster Paul Ferris to free a convicted gun killer who claims he is
Arthur and Ferris will hold a demo tomorrow for keen ring fighter Kevin Lane,
who was caged for murdering a car dealer 15 years ago.
Lane has launched an appeal amid allegations of cop corruption in his case.
Last night, Alex, 33, of Edinburgh, said: “Paul told me all about Kevin. I was
only too happy to help.”
Lane, 43, was jailed for life in 1996 for shooting dead Robert Magill in
But a detective in the case was later caged for corruption and Lane’s lawyers
have been handed explosive secret cop files.
Ferris, 47, of Ayrshire, met Lane while jailed in Durham’s Frankland nick. He
claimed: “Kevin ended up in prison not through guilt but police corruption.”
The ‘March for Justice’ kicks off from London’s Trafalgar Square.