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Alphege Bell succeeds in another Gang Murder Case


This was an extremely challenging case involving several other defendants who were charged with joint participation Murder. The defendant and others were due to be tried at the Old Bailey next year on a single charge of Murder. The Crowns case was fortified with a huge volume of telephone and cell site evidence. Further reliance was placed on CCTV and eyewitness accounts of a group of people (including the defendant) some being under 16 years of age attacking and stabbing another man. After careful and very strenuous representations the Crown reconsidered their case, and the Murder allegation was discontinued, and the client released. This case was prosecuted by Silk and Junior for the Crown whilst Alphege defended as a stand-alone counsel.

Alphege was instructed by Ben Darabi of Carson Kaye Solicitors.


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