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10:06 UK time, Tuesday, 12 August 2008

"This is supposed to be a centre of excellence. To have an indictment drawn up by some illiterate idiot is just not good enough." - Judge David Paget is unimpressed by charges drawn up by the Crown Prosecution Service

At Wood Green Crown Court, the judge balked at a charge of "greivous" bodily harm, and was appalled by another accusing the defendant of using an offensive weapon, "namely axe", instead of "an axe".

"It's quite disgraceful," the judge judged, throwing the paper down on his bench.
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