Thursday 26 November at 09:22

Psychiatrists have found two of three deaf people accused of murdering a profoundly deaf man, who fell 12 metres from an apartment balcony, unfit to stand trial due to mental impairment.

Crown prosecutor Sharn Coombes told the Supreme Court on Monday that Georgia Fields, 19, and Jake Fairest, 26, who are on bail, had been assessed and found to be unfit to stand trial. A third man,

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A nurse wept as she told a court how a beating by a Maoist cult leader in London had left her deaf in one ear.

The Malaysian woman said she had been drawn into the commune because she wanted to make friends after she arrived in the city.

But she felt she could not leave, as cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan’s wife Chandra would call her if she ever skipped a

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