29 March 2014

Phone-hacking Trial - Charlie Brooks' First day in the Witness Box

Yesterday, Charlie Brooks, Rebekah Brooks husband, began to give evidence in his own defence. He is charged with Conspiracy to Pervert the Course of Justice.

A full account of yesterday's proceedings, links and information can be found HERE

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Brooks was then asked about his relationship with the security team News International had provided to protect him and his wife, who had the codename "Blackhawk". "We thought they were as likely as anyone else to tell the media where we were going, so we only told that what they needed to know, as we knew they would follow us anyway. We were probably being paranoid, and we might have being unfair," the defendant admitted.
Image from the Independent depicting the scene from yesterday in Court 12.