Gordon Anglesea abuse trial prosecution and defence go head to head as judgment day looms for ex-North Wales chief superintendent
Witnesses in the trial of former police officer Gordon Anglesea had been “raw, credible and real”, prosecuting barrister Eleanor Laws QC told the jury at Mold Crown Court.
In her closing speech, she said that if it was an act, if the two who accused him of historic sex offences, were lying, then they had given Oscar winning performances.
But defending barrister Tania Griffiths said that there may have been Oscar winning performances – but said those who “told whopping great lies” knew how to tell them.
She said the defendant was the victim of copy cat allegations and claimed there had been... read more
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