Juror researched child sex compensation on the internet

A juror halted a trial when he researched child sex cases on the internet, a court heard. Accountant Aslam Dhamani, 41, used Google to find out how much compensation child sex victims were paid and told fellow jurors at Snaresbrook Crown Court. One of the other jurors remembered they had been warned not to carry out their own research and told court officials what had happened. It meant that the trial collapsed and the victim in the case had to…

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