In reaching this decision, the CPS has taken into account the following, among other, matters:
It is not possible to extradite individuals from Australia in respect of the potential offences in question.
However misguided, the telephone call was intended as a harmless prank.
The consequences in this case were very sad.
We send our sincere condolences to Jacintha Saldanha’s family.
No charges will be brought against the Australian DJs over a hoax phone call to the hospital treating the Duchess of Cambridge, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.