Blocked bog shuts down Old Bailey courts

Three juries were sent home early from the Old Bailey after the water supply had to be turned off when an ‘unusually large parcel’ blocked one of the toilets. One of the juries of six women and six men had been considering their verdicts for five hours when they were brought back into court because the judge, Mr Recorder Tom Kark was worried they were dehydrated and without amenities. A clerk at one of the courts affected said: ‘There is…

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