Practice and Procedure

R v (1) OB (2) QK (3) SK (4) BK (2008)

PUBLISHED February 21, 2008

[2008] EWCA Crim 238

A trial judge had been entitled, in the circumstances, to stay proceedings against the respondents, who had been charged with two offences of murder and offence of violent disorder, where the evidence of the principal prosecution witnesses had been tainted.

CA (Crim Div) (Latham LJ, Royce J, Sir Peter Creswell)