Retrial of man jailed for life

The Court of Criminal Appeal has quashed the conviction and ordered the retrial of a 33-year-old man who was jailed for life for murdering the man he suspected of having an affair with his wife.

The three-judge court yesterday found that there was a “very real risk of injustice” in the manner in which the central question of provocation was explained to the jury by the judge in the trial of Shahzad Hussain.

Mr Hussain was also sentenced to seven years for injuring his wife and two years for assaulting her.


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