Trial delayed for more than a year due to pandemic

A bank manager accused of stealing up to £170,000 must wait more than a year to stand trial due to the backlog caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Santander customer services manager Mohamed Hussain, 28, denies plotting to steal the money from the Edgware Road branch of Santander in Lisson Grove, west London. Alleged accomplice Sebastio Sala, 32, has admitted conspiracy to commit fraud by abuse of position and will be sentenced later. Holly Dyer, prosecuting, told Inner London Crown Court:…

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