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nobble

To shape stone roughly, usually at the quarry.
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Last month's jury nobbling trial collapsed after highly respected Crown Prosecution Service solicitor David Kingsley Hyland failed to disclose vital evidence.
BREAKING HIS SILENCE John Henry Sayers had been accused of masterminding a jury nobbling plot during the Freddie Knights murder trial in 2002
But in sensational claims made at Woolwich Crown Court last month, Mr Conroy was accused of being the brains behind a jury nobbling plot during the Freddie Knights murder trial in 2002.
He claimed he was acting under the orders of Mr Sayers, who walked free from prison after the jury nobbling case against him collapsed.
He had surgery for a life-threatening medical condition last month after giving evidence under armed security at a trial for a murder-jury nobbling plot.
Knights was killed at his mother's house in 2000 'AN HONEST AND TRUE VERDICT' John Henry Sayers is delighted after the collapse of a jury nobbling trial
Plodding courtroom drama starring Demi Moore, above, as a sculptor and single mum who is victimised into nobbling her fellow- jurors into acquitting a Mafia boss.
A BACKLASH against prosecutors following the collapse of John Henry Sayers' alleged jury nobbling trial could pave the way for a review of previous cases, it was claimed today.
The details emerged at Woolwich Crown Court where Sayers, his brother Stephen and Mark Rowe are accused of nobbling the 2002 trial jury.
Hove crown court heard they had tried nobbling a previous jury before being jailed for the 2006 robbery near Chichester, West Sussex.
A team of gamblers was behind the nobbling of two racehorse favourites, a court was told yesterday.
Detectives accused the 47-year-old of masterminding a jury nobbling plot during the Freddie Knights murder trial in 2002.