Former police officer wins £840,000 compensation after ‘stitch-up’ – The Guardian

“An Asian former police officer who was racially abused by colleagues at Cleveland police then set up and jailed for a crime he did not commit has accepted compensation from the force of more than £800,000.”

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The Guardian, 16th April 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Ex Cleveland PC Sultan Alam awarded £400,000 damages – BBC News

“A former Cleveland Police officer who was wrongfully sent to prison has been awarded almost £400,000 after an 18-year legal fight.”

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BBC News, 26th January 2012

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Claims against the police still difficult, and no help from human rights law – The Guardian

Posted May 18th, 2010 in appeals, human rights, judgments, malicious prosecution, negligence, news, police by sally

“Analysis of the court of appeal judgment on malicious prosecution and the right to liberty.”

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The Guardian, 17th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Hunt v AB – WLR Daily

Posted October 26th, 2009 in law reports, malicious prosecution by sally

Hunt v AB [2009] EWCA Civ 1092; [2009] WLR (D) 305

“In order to found a cause of action in tort for malicious prosecution against a complainant, it had to be shown that the complainant had deliberately manipulated the police and the CPS into taking a course which they would not otherwise have taken.”

WLR Daily, 23rd October 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Acquitted man barred from suing rape accuser – The Guardian

Posted October 23rd, 2009 in damages, malicious prosecution, news by sally

“A former magistrate who spent two years in jail before being cleared of rape has lost his legal battle to sue his accuser for £300,000 damages.”

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The Guardian, 22nd October 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Black youth worker arrested for watching police wins compensation – The Guardian

Posted October 14th, 2009 in compensation, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, news, police by sally

“A black youth worker arrested and charged for watching at a distance as police detained a teenager at a London railway station is to receive an apology and £22,000 compensation from the British Transport police.”

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The Guardian, 13th October 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man cleared of rape fails in attempt to sue – The Guardian

Posted November 17th, 2008 in malicious prosecution, miscarriage of justice, news, rape by sally

“A man cleared by the court of appeal of raping a woman cannot sue her for damages, the high court said yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 15th November 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Cleared rape accused denied claim – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2008 in malicious prosecution, news, rape by sally

“A man who spent two years in jail before being cleared of rape has had his attempt to claim damages from his accuser denied at the High Court.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Jailed man in bid to sue accuser – BBC News

Posted October 28th, 2008 in malicious prosecution, news, rape by sally

“A man who spent two years in jail before being cleared of rape has started a High Court bid to claim damages from his accuser.”

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BBC News, 27th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk