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Witness in 600k risk payout

BBC News has discovered that the Crown Prosecution Service and the Metropolitan Police paid £600,000 in damages and costs after the safety of a child witness was put at risk. The witness and his family had to be re-located and were put under protection after the child's identity was disclosed.

Fiona Murphy from Bhatt Murphy, the legal firm representing the family, explains the story.

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