Duporte v R

Criminal law – Trial. The appellant was convicted of murder of the deceased, who had been shot dead in St Christopher and Nevis (SCN). His appeal against conviction was dismissed by the Court of Appeal in SCN. The Privy Council, dismissing his appeal, held that the conviction was safe on the evidence, the trial judge's summing up had been adequate, and the Court of Appeal's conclusion that there was no lurking doubt and that the conviction was safe had been justified.

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