The defendant was to be charged with offences associated with terrorism. He had sought stay of the trial as an abuse of process saying that he had been tortured by English US and Pakistani authorities. The judge made an order as to what parts of the . .
The defendant sought a writ of habeas corpus, saying that he had been wrongfully committed to the crown court under the 1998 Act. The note referred only to a ‘conspiracy without further specification. The crown court had remitted him to the magistrates on this basis. Held: The tail must not be allowed to wag the … Continue reading Bentham, Regina (on the Application of) v HM Prison Wandsworth: Admn 7 Feb 2006