The Novichok poisoning has tested officers to their limits and is the most complex and demanding case in the history of Wiltshire Police, the force’s chief constable has said.
Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury in March last year.
Intelligence services investigated “increased” and “unusual” activity at the Russian embassy in London in the days before and after the Novichok poisoning, the Press Association understands.
Salisbury is ready to move on from the Novichok poisoning but residents are frustrated the perpetrators have not yet been brought to justice, it is claimed.
Novichok victim Charlie Rowley has appealed for justice to be served almost a year after he and his partner were caught up in the Salisbury nerve agent attacks.
Police have repeated pleas for information over the Novichok poisoning as Salisbury was declared decontaminated of the nerve agent.
A huge Russian flag was draped over scaffolding at Salisbury Cathedral on Sunday nearly a year on from the Novichok attack in the city.
The parents of the woman who died in the Wiltshire Novichok poisonings have said they have concerns about why former spy Sergei Skripal was settled in Salisbury.
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