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Over 1,000 trials aborted due to prosecution delays

Between April and June of this year, over 1,000 trials were aborted due to a lack of prosecution readiness or prosecution witnesses failing to turn up to court.

Over 1,000 trials aborted due to prosecution delays

Date - 2nd November 2022
By - Cachella Smith
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The Criminal Bar Association has told Police Oracle that the number of trials being aborted went into the thousands across a three month period from April to June due to prosecution failings. It comes as the Director of Public Prosecutions gave...
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