Found: ‘Lost’ evidence that let police walk free – Crime – UK – The Independent
Saturday January 28, 2012 2:52 pm Leave a comment
Not at all clear whether this revelation will result in a retrial under the new law which diluted the “double jeopardy” rule and made conviction of two of Stephen Lawrence’s killers possible only last month. The hurdle is “new and compelling evidence”.
I’d have thought that the news that the allegedly destroyed evidence has resurfaced was indeed “new and compelling evidence”. Let’s see if the establishment prefers to protect its own…