Duo cleared of infamous riots robbery

Two men, who spent 16 months in jail for robbing a Malaysian student during the London riots, have been cleared at the Court of Appeal. Reece Donovan and John Kafunda had their convictions quashed after the court ruled a witness should not have given evidence anonymously. Ronke Phillips reports.

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Riot convictions overturned

Two men jailed for robbing a Malaysian man while pretending to help him during last year's riots have had their convictions quashed. John Kafunda and Reece Donovan's convictions were judged to be unsafe and have been overturned.