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Series 4, Episode 6

The Innocent

Fiona

French intelligence contact the team. They have evidence to suggest that Nazim Malik is co-ordinating a terror attack from his high-security prison cell. Malik was arrested two years ago and detained under the terrorism act, but has never been charged. Harry decides the only way to work out who Malik is in contact with, and what is planned, is to release him. This delights Malik's lawyers who want to sue the British Government, claiming that Malik is an innocent man.

Fiona poses as a PR expert and gets work with the lawyers. Malik is demanding anonymity in the legal case, but the lawyers agree to let Fiona meet him. At the meeting the lawyer secretly gives Malik an envelope. The team keep Malik under surveillance, but he doesn't open the envelope, doesn't move from his hotel room and doesn't contact anyone.

Nazim Malik

After days of waiting Malik moves. Adam and Zaf follow him and discover the envelope contained passport photos. Then just when it looks like the team have a lead, Ruth gets news from the French that they have shot two men in Paris, one of whom was Nazim Malik. They realise that two years ago Special Branch arrested the wrong Nazim Malik. The real terrorist was the one who the French shot.

The Malik who was in prison was an illegal immigrant who deserted from the Algerian army and is terrified he and his family will be killed if they go back. Since he is a trained marksman, other terrorists have taken advantage of his false imprisonment and promised him passports to take his family to safety if he carries out an assassination.

Zaf, Adam and Nazim

Adam promises Malik he'll look after him, but the terrorists kidnap Malik's family. The only solution Malik can see is to carry out the shooting. Zaf follows Malik while Adam tries to free his family. Zaf tries to talk Malik out of the assassination, telling him his family are safe, but Malik refuses to believe it unless he hears them speak. With seconds to spare, Adam frees the family and Malik hears his son's voice on Zaf's mobile.

True to his word, Adam gets the family passports and arranges for them to have a new life in Ireland. Meanwhile Harry tracks down the documents that prove that the head of Special Branch deliberately imprisoned Malik in order to gain promotion. He hands the proof over to Juliet to take appropriate measures.

Series 6
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Series 5
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Series 4
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Series 3
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Series 2
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Series 1
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