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In England the party of the "great train robbery" would be released

August 7 2009
06:38

One of the most famous criminals of the United Kingdom who participated in the "Great Train Robbery" in 1963, Ronnie Biggs release. His release is due to poor health.

Minister of Justice Jack Straw said that the medical examination concluded that Biggs is very ill and that his condition deteriorated.

In 1963, Biggs and eleven of his accomplices robbed a mail train, which was bound from Glasgow to London, stole nearly 2.6 million pounds - 30 million pounds in today's money. This crime was called "the great train robbery."

15 months after his arrest Biggs escaped from prison and a fugitive from justice in Brazil. In 2001, he surrendered to police.

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