Santa-Bermudez v DPP 
- A policeman searched the defendant, who claimed he did not have any needles in his possession
- The policeman was stabbed by a needle in the defendant’s pocket
- Was the defendant guilty of committing battery?
- Extending the R v Miller  doctrine, battery can be caused as part of a wider, continuing act
Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.
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