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my daughter is been accused of wasting police time in neighbour

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my daughter is been accused of wasting police time in neighbour dispute
voluntarily attended police station to a meeting- to view video footage and was arrested and some hours later charged- video footage is not what she reported to police
they first issued fixed penalty notice which she tried to pay within 3 days- believe they had already issued summons
complaint sent to police Chf Super re handling by officers concerned
meeting held with Insp who was going to investigate what had happened- he tele. 2 days later and asked if my daughter would accept a caution- she was so distraught she said yes -they spoke to solicitor who had been at police station- it went to magistrates court for hearing last week and there is to be a 2-day trial- there have been 3 different people involved from solicitors-what can we do- she has legal aid
she lost her job and suffers from severe depression.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
HI.

Thank you for your question . My name is Jo and I will try to help with this.

How can I help with this?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

for JOMO1972


is this an abuse of process by police


what can my daughter do to get a fair hearing as CPS are taking it to trial

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

JOMO1972


cannot afford any more not had any response to my questions

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Is what abuse of process ?

The failure to agree to a caution?