Practice and Procedure

R v SULTAN SHAH (2010)

PUBLISHED October 13, 2010

[2010] EWCA Crim 2326

A conviction for a drug offence was quashed where the trial judge had been misled into believing that steps had been taken to trace three prosecution witnesses who failed to attend the trial, when in fact no such steps were taken.

CA (Crim Div) (Hooper LJ, Butterfield J, Kenneth Parker J)