The defendant’s main charge was Attempted Murder which allegedly took place against his former partner in Southeast of London (Woolwich) where the victim was attacked at knife point and beaten up. He was allegedly armed with two knives where he attacked the victim and intended to kill or to cause grievous bodily harm. The victim received wounds to the face and head.

His defence at trial was that he denied being in possession of any knives and only relied on self-defence.

After a seven-day trial at Woolwich Crown Court, the defendant was unanimously acquitted of all allegations.

Mr Fessal was instructed by Emmanuel Udu from Dorian & Co