Sandip Patel QC and Emma Smith secure convictions in Serial Sex Attacker case

February 10, 2016

Liban Abdi, a prolific sex attacker, described by the judge on conviction as “very dangerous” was convicted by a jury in 3 hours on all 10 counts after a four week trial. The prosecution case comprised a variety of expert evidence including gait movement evidence by Professor Birch and which the Court of Appeal acknowledged as admissible in R v Ferdinand, 2012.[see: ]

Liban Abdi will be sentenced on 22 March.

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