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Waheed Baber Successfully Defends Semi-Professional Footballer of Kidnap

by Kenworthy's Chambers 07/08/2017

Waheed Baber successfully defended a semi-professional footballer accused of kidnap and assault in a 9-day trial at Manchester Crown Square. The defendant was on trial along with five other young men who were charged with kidnap, assault contrary to section 47, affray and one defendant charged with carrying a lock knife. The defendant was found to be not guilty for kidnap and assault charges, but was found guilty of affray; resulting in a community order and £85 victim surcharge.