||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 194 (Dec)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Buxton LJ, Goldring and Mackay JJ
||Peter Shaw (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Neelam Sharma (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||10 December 2003
Criminal evidence and procedure - Trial - Summing up - Direction as to possession of quantities of cash - Direction on limited extent to which lie might be taken into account - Adequacy of direction.
In the circumstances of the instant case, where the defendant had been charged with an offence of possessing a controlled drug with intent to supply, the judge had properly directed the jury as status of money found in the defendant's possession and had properly directed the jury as to the limited extent to which they might consider a lie told to a custody officer that he was unemployed.
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