Brooks raises 'grave doubts' over chance of a fair trial

After Brooks was formally charged yesterday, she hit back at the CPS

Brooks raises 'grave doubts' over chance of a fair trial
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Rebekah Brooks and her husband Charlie have raised “grave doubts” over their chances of a fair trial after they were charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice yesterday.

Yesterday evening the couple both released statements condemning the decision by the Crown Prosecution Service. Brooks is facing three conspiracy charges over allegations she concealed information, documents and computers from the Met Police investigation into the phone-hacking scandal.

Five other people, including her husband and News International head of security Mark Hanna, are facing similar conspiracy charges.

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