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How to withdraw bring a CPS witness

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How to withdraw bring a CPS witness
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Sorry correction, how to withdraw from being a cps witness

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Okay that’s great

You can notify witness care or the Police to let them know you no longer wish to give evidence.

However, if you have already given a statement then the court can order that you must attend. This all depends on how serious the case is and how important your evidence is to the case.

You should give witness care/ the Police a call and explain what your concerns are and they will take it from there.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Sorry I. This case so I should contact the police involved in the case . And let them know that she is willing to withdraw her being a witness of prosecution because her case is against her parents and they have been charged and now she is regretting that she made up stories just to be able take her independence

Well, the witness needs to contact the Police themselves.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Okay
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
they will instruct her further but she was told to get an independent solicitor to withdraw her case from the prosecution service

No that's not right. It is not her decision whether a prosecution case is withdrawn, it is a decision for the Police/CPS. A case can proceed even if the victim doesn't want it to in certain circumstances.

All she can do is contact the Police and tell them that she doesn't wish to cooperate with the prosecution and will not attend as a witness.

If she wants to admit she lied in a statement then she can make a retraction statement. If she's doing that then she should instruct her own solicitor as she can get into a lot of trouble.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Can you call me plz