David Dunbar

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David Dunbar was convicted of supplying drugs to a prison, on the basis of evidence given by two forensic scientists who examined a mouth swab of his and the seal area of a paper envolope used for the smuggling. On appeal, it was held that this was insufficient evidence to justify conviction.

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  • Offence: Drugs offences
  • Jurisdiction: Scotland
  • County: Unknown 
  • Ethnicity: Unknown
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 0.75
  • Offence convicted of: Supplying drugs
  • Year of crime: 2014
  • Year of initial conviction: 2014
  • Year conviction was overturned: 2015
  • Age when imprisoned: Unknown
  • CCRC Referral: N
  • Tried with others: Y
  • Link to full case: Available on Westlaw
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: No
  • Retrial: Unknown
  • Previous appeals: Unknown