Charges withdrawn due to insufficient evidence

By 7 May 2015 April 30th, 2020 Criminal Law

A Mormon accused of stomping on the head of a stranger who had just been king hit has walked free after there was insufficient evidence to commit him to trial.

Barrister Angus Edwards, instructed by Hannay Lawyers, pointed to inconsistencies between witness statements. Magistrate John Costanzo said the CCTV footage was “poor to say the least”. Mr Costanzo ordered Mr Taufui be discharged and the charges withdrawn.

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