To separate or not to separate? Watson trial on hold again

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Ex-EP rugby boss Cheeky Watson and his co-accused no longer want to sit together in the dock, but the state argues that a separation of trials could hinder the prosecution’s presentation of its fraud and money laundering case, leading to a miscarriage of justice and, possibly, guilty people being acquitted.

The long-delayed trial hit another setback after the death last week of advocate Terry Price SC, who had been representing most of the accused. ..

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