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Zayd Ahmed secures acquittal in intentional strangulation and ABH trial where a knife was allegedly used.


Zayd Ahmed was able to secure the acquittal of his client who was charged with intentional strangulation with a cable cord, serious assault including the use of a knife at trial.

Before the trial began, Zayd applied to introduce the complainants’ convictions as well as an application to adduce a recording made by the defendant using the hearsay provisions.

The Crown conceded that upon submissions, there was no reasonable prospect of conviction and offered no evidence on the day of trial.

Zayd was instructed by Miss Joan Mitchell, Clifton Solicitors.

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