Young Asian man acquitted of kidnap, blackmail and robbery

Wednesday 20 December 2017

Lalith de Kauwe of Garden Court Chambers was instructed by Natasha Patel, Lloyds PR Solicitors.

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He secured acquittals on Kidnapping and Blackmail at the first trial and on Robbery at the re-trial for a 23 year old Asian man at Harrow Crown Court.

The defence contended that the allegations brought by the complainant were totally fabricated.

The defendant was first on the indictment. Two co-defendants were also acquitted.

This young man of previous good character and the co-defendants who were also Asian had been remanded in custody at HMP Wormwood Scrubs for 10 months because of concocted allegations.

Lalith de Kauwe is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team

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Please note: I have specified the ethnicity of the defendant. I have published a separate comment piece with my reasons. 

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