Killer who stabbed grandfather jailed in UK's first ever televised court sentencing

by 24britishtvJuly 28, 2022, 6 p.m. 24
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Sentencing remarks at a crown court have been broadcast on television for the first time in UK history. Judge Sarah Munro QC was filmed handing a life sentence with a recommendation to serve at least 10 years and eight months to Ben Oliver, 25, who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his grandfather David Oliver. Filming or taking photographs in a crown court has been illegal in the UK since 1925. “Opening up the courtroom to cameras... will improve transparency and reinforce confidence in the justice system,” justice minister Dominic Raab said. Watch more here at Independent TV https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/editors-picks Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content and live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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