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There is very little coverage in the media of the events leading up to the 2013 trial, and coverage petters out on the subsequent confiscation hearing. The court case itself was covered by a single local reporter who only attended the first 3 days of the prosecution case and did not report any of the defences submissions or that two of the witnesses refused to endorse the police accusations and those charges were changed during the trial. All of the main stream coverage is taken from that single limited report, so even the BBC report that the jury has been sent out lacks such details as just what charges are left to be decided and that the major witness had been removed by the judge. Also that the jury was unable to come to a unanimous decision is missing from the reporting.

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