BNP 'Koran burner' case withdrawn


The case against a Welsh assembly BNP candidate accused of being filmed burning a copy of the Koran has been withdrawn, but prosecutors say investigations will continue.

Sion Owens, aged 41, was charged with a public order offence on Saturday.

When he appeared at Swansea Magistrates Court the Crown Prosecution Service said it was withdrawing the case against him.

But it said that investigations would continue and that "almost certainly other proceedings will ensue."

Matt Murray reports.

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