“The past year for me has been a nightmare. It’s been very stressful. I haven’t wanted the events to happen as they have happened.“I have been taken away from my family. I have had restrictions to what I can do. I am overwhelmed that the charges have been dropped but it still hasn’t sunk in yet.” (read more here)
English law is very fickle. From what I understand if someone attacks you providing you let them beat you up you can press charges. If you defend yourself your attacker can by law now have charges put against you. This seems to be the same ethos used by the police in this case. But is his right? This reminds me of the Tony Martin Case where he shot and killed burglars on his remote farm. He was found guilty of murder and the surviving burglar tried to sue him for loss of earnings.