UK: Robbery trial collapses after Muslim witness takes oath on the Bible, not the Koran

A trial collapsed when a Muslim swore an oath on the Bible instead of the Koran.

Michael Davies was accused of attempted robbery until it emerged a witness had taken the oath on the wrong book.

The judge, Recorder Patrick Thompson, said the trial at Liverpool Crown Court could not proceed, adding: ‘It is probably best if a fresh jury who doesn’t think we’re all totally incompetent hears this case.’


Probably a good thing. h/t ZD

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