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Zayd Ahmed secures acquittal for defendant charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.


Zayd Ahmed, instructed by Thompson and Co Solicitors, successfully represented the defendant charged with possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

It was alleged that the defendant had pointed the firearm at the complainant and made threats.

On the day of trial at Kingston Crown Court, Zayd made an application to adduce non-defendant bad character of the complainant who faced trial for fraud and opposed the crowns application to adjourn the trial.

After successful submissions, the Crown were obliged to offer no evidence against the defendant and the defendant was subsequently found not guilty.

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