Murder charge dropped at trial

04.01.18 | |

The Defendant was alleged to have been running a “County Lines” drugs telephone in Sussex on behalf of South London gang members. In the course of an altercation over a drug debt he was said to have attacked the deceased and murdered him by stabbing him twice in the chest, in a public street in broad daylight. After extensive, evidenced, representations by the Defence, the Prosecution conceded at trial that contrary to their initial case, the Defendant had only armed himself in response to an armed attack by the deceased. The count of murder was not proceeded with.


Represented by Piers Marquis, instructed by Sasha Sidhu at SVS Solicitors.


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