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Qema v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Malicious prosecution - drug and passport offences – witnessed by journalist - reported to police by journalist - C prosecuted - plea of guilty - prison sentence - Criminal Cases Review Commission - C alleges was innocent but 'set up' by journalist - CCRC recommends vacation of plea - Court vacates plea - Crown offers no evidence - not guilty verdict - C sues publisher for malicious prosecution - relies on set up to prove no reasonable and probable cause - summary judgment application by D - application granted - claim dismissed

[2012] EWHC 1146 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J