Pervinder Singh Swarnn

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Year of crime:
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Pervinder Swarnn was convicted of assaulting Harjinder Dhanda (in Wolverhampton). Swarnn was identified in an identification parade. On appeal, his conviction was quashed since text meassages proved that he was at the Rat Trap Inn in Usk, Wales when the assault occured. This was backed up by the Rat Trap Inn assistant manager, who confirmed that Swarnn was there on the date of the attack.

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  • Offence: Manslaughter / non-fatal offence against the person
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: West Midlands 
  • Ethnicity: Unknown
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 1
  • Offence convicted of: Assault (Including Battery)
  • Year of crime: Unknown
  • Year of initial conviction: 2014
  • Year conviction was overturned: 2015
  • Affirmative evidence of innocence: Y
  • Age when imprisoned: Unknown
  • CCRC Referral: N
  • Tried with others: Y
  • Link to full case: Not available
  • Type of fresh evidence at appeal: Other
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: No
  • Retrial: No
  • Previous appeals: Unknown