1 Mar 2017

Crown says veteran's injuries not cobra venom but disease

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 1 March 2017

A former soldier is in the High Court wanting his pension backdated to 1966, saying he should've been on a disabled soldiers pension since then. He blames his deteriorating eyesight on a cobra that spat in his eye while on patrol in Malaya more than fifty years ago.