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Drug-driving convictions quashed over forensics lab tampering claims



Forty-one people have had drug-driving convictions quashed after an investigation into alleged data tampering at a lab.

The forensics lead of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, Chief Constable James Vaughn, said more than 50 investigations had also been dropped as some 10,500 cases opened since 2014 are in the process of being retested.

The alleged tampering is said to have happened at a Randox Testing Services (RTS) site in Manchester.

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