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R v CHAYTANSING GOPAL (2013)

PUBLISHED July 12, 2013
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A trial judge had been entitled to decline to discharge a jury in a trial of a sexual assault charge where a complainant had unexpectedly commented that an accused was a violent person. A full good character direction had been given when summing up so that no prejudice had occurred.

CA (Crim Div) (Aikens LJ, Mackay J, Sweeney J)

12/07/2013

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