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Left court to attend grandmother's funeral, the man found charged with failing to surrender

Jan 16, 2020 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

Recently authorities charged a man with failing to surrender after he left the magistrates court to go to his grandmothers funeral.

He is identified as David Robinson and attended Newport Magistrates Court on the morning of December 3 but left that afternoon to attend the service.

Speaking at Cardiff Crown Court on Monday Marian Lewis said her clients life fell apart when his grandmother who brought him up became terminally ill.

She said when he last offended, in October 2017...