Case #: 17, 18, and 19 of 2017
Delano Sweeting et al And Commissioner of Police

Criminal appeal – Possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply – Taking preparatory steps to export dangerous drugs – Conspiracy to export dangerous drugs – Conspiracy to possess dangerous drugs with intent to supply – Cross-examination of a witness by defence counsel – Article 20 of the Constitution – Key prosecution witness not cross-examined - How should the Court treat the oversight of a key witness not being cross-examined. Held: appeals allowed; convictions quashed and sentences set aside. Retrial is ordered before another magistrate.

Pending before Privy Council?: no

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Written / Magisterial Criminal / Possession of Dangerous Drug Matter
by Justice(s) Hon. Dame Allen, P., Hon. Ms. Justice Crane-Scott, JA and Hon. Mr. Justice Jones, JA
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