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Judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott: I stand by my verdict

Judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott: I stand by my verdict



Retired cricketer had ‘deplorable attitude’ during assault trial, says French judge
The French judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott of assaulting his girlfriend has criticised the former England cricketer after he was knighted and says she stands by her decision to find him guilty.The move to award Boycott the honour prompted outrage this week from a domestic violence charity. He was convicted in 1998 of assaulting his girlfriend Margaret Moore, who was left with black eyes after he hit her 20 times. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/13/judge-who-convicted-geoffrey-boycott-i-stand-by-my-verdict

Author : Kim Willsher in Menton Côte d’Azur and Simon Murphy

Publish date : 2019-09-13 12:05:08

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