DPP refuses to consent to private prosecution of Babar Ahmad and Syed Ahsan for terrorism offences – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted October 2nd, 2012 in consent, Crown Prosecution Service, news, private prosecutions, terrorism by sally

“Statement from Keir Starmer QC, the Director of Public Prosecutions:

‘On 7 September 2012, I received a request from those representing Mr Karl Watkin for my consent for him to bring a private prosecution against Babar Ahmad and Syed Ahsan for a number of offences under the Terrorism Act 2000. I also received copies of the documents upon which Mr Watkin proposes to rely in support of that prosecution.'”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 1st October 2012

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