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Grace Khaile successfully argues a submission of no case to answer in the youth court for a 15-year-old vulnerable client charged with robbery.

06/02/2024

The matter involved two young defendants charged with robbery, the case wholly depended on identification evidence. Grace’s client was a vulnerable client who struggles with severe learning disabilities. The complainant in the matter identified the accused on Facebook months prior to the ID parade.

Grace Khaile argued that the identification was weak, and the Judge could not ensure a safe conviction.

The Judge agreed with the submission and criticised the lack of action by the officer in the case.

Grace was instructed by Jack Ward, Tank Jowett Solicitors.

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