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Silas Lee’s client unanimously acquitted of robbery of 82-year-old woman


Silas Lee, instructed by David Holmes of Dalton Holmes Gray Solicitors, represented a licenced professional “elite boxer” accused of robbing an 82-year-old woman in her own home.

The defendant, brother to a world champion boxer, was accused of a sustained attack on the complainant where he was said to have punched and kicked the elderly lady before stealing her money from her flat in London, apparently to finance his addiction to crack cocaine.

The 40-year-old defendant claimed he was in an intimate relationship with the complainant and that she had invented the robbery because of jealousy about him speaking to other women.

Doubt was cast on the complainant’s account due to inconsistencies in her evidence arising under questioning by counsel. The defendant was unanimously acquitted in less than 45 minutes.

Silas was instructed by David Holmes at Dalton Holmes Gray.


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