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R V (1) GIANFRANCO UDOVICICH (2) VERONICA LOMBARDI (3) GIAN PIERO LOMBARDI (2000)

PUBLISHED June 12, 2000
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In appeals against conviction for offences of conspiracy to defraud, the leading investigating police officer's communication, at some point during the trial with some members of the jury, created a real danger of bias which could not be excluded and rendered the convictions unsafe.

CA (Crim Div) (Roch LJ, Harrison J, Judge Beaumont QC)

12/06/2000

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