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.theguardian - 3 month ago

CPS defends handling of case against cricketer Ben Stokes

Prosecution criticised for trying to add assault charge to indictment in trial in which Stokes was clearedThe Crown Prosecution Service has defended its handling of the high-profile case against the England cricketer Ben Stokes after a jury unanimously cleared him of affray.Following six days of evidence and only two and a half hours of deliberations, the verdict allowed the 27-year-old former England vice-captain to walk free from Bristol crown court. Continue reading...

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