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Whilst it is not possible to give any estimated completion date due to the complexity of the investigation and the volume of material being examined, an initial advice file was submitted to the Crown Prosecution Service on December 29 2017 for their consideration and investigative advice.
A spokesman for the Crown Prosecution Service said: "After careful consideration and a full review of the available evidence by the Crown Prosecution Service, it has become apparent that there was no evidence that could disprove Tomlin's claim of self-defence in relation to the death of Andrew Hopkins.
Her Majesty's Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) examined more than 200 finished cases and the way the CPS was run at its Northumbria, Durham and Cleveland offices last year.
Catrin Attwell, senior prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in Wales, said: "The Crown Prosecution Service has examined a file of evidence gathered by South Wales Police following a complaint made at the Swansea City v Norwich City match at the Liberty Stadium on December 8, 2012.
Being a case of the Crown Prosecution Service they had a barrister and she was simply the complainant, not meeting him until the day of the case and talking for a scant 10 minutes outside of the court," said Mr Andrade.
Summary: The Crown Prosecution Service has defended itself against accusations that a mother, who killed herself, was let down by the court system.
THE Crown Prosecution Service has defended its decision to prosecute a deputy headteacher who was cleared of assaulting a pupil.
A number of agents with the domestic and external Intelligence services MI5 and MI6 respectively are understood to have been singled out during criminal investigations into the treatment of former detainees including UK resident Binyam Mohamed, the Crown Prosecution service said.
It is claimed the detective constable may have faked Crown Prosecution Service paperwork and entered incorrect data on computer logs.
The Crown Prosecution Service said there was now a "realistic prospect" that PC Simon Harwood, 43, could be convicted.
But the Crown Prosecution Service insisted that they would go ahead with the case against Abdul Azad, 54, and his 28-year-old son Ashraf, reports the Daily Express.
Now, following "significant progress" by 15 detectives after the case was reopened last summer, Sussex police are about to send a file to the Crown Prosecution Service.
Judge Peter Ross said: "I want an explanation from a senior member of the Crown Prosecution Service about what has been going on, how this has happened and how it is going to be prevented.
But the Crown Prosecution Service on January 12 decided to drop the case.
He has been joined by the Chief Rabbi and the secretary-general of the Muslim Council of Britain in condemning the decision of the Crown Prosecution Service.