Drug-driving convictions overturned after alleged data tampering at lab

Drug-driving convictions relating to 41 people have been quashed or re-opened following an investigation into alleged data tampering at a forensics lab.

A further 50 drug-driving investigations were dropped, with some 2,700 results re-analysed so far, the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) said.

The retesting of more than 10,500 cases opened since 2014 came after allegations emerged that scientists at a Randox Testing Services (RTS) site in Manchester had manipulated...
source: Metro

2018-12-06 16:51
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