A was charged with several co-Defendants of conspiring to supply 4 kg of heroin. The prosecution asserted A was part of a gang who met some importers to buy the drugs for £97 000, and he was to drive a getaway car. The gang he was part of robbed the importers with a firearm, which was found in the centre console of the car A was driving. The police observed the robbery and there was a high speed chase through the streets of Wembley. A was charged with conspiracy to rob, having a firearm with intent to commit robbery, possession of a prohibited weapon, and conspiracy to supply class A drugs. He was acquitted after a trial lasting 3 weeks of the conspiracy to rob and the firearm offences.
Christopher was instructed by Ben Darabi of LP Evans
20 March 2015