Intimidating a Witness
It is criminal offence for someone to intimidate a witness, jurors or other persons involved in legal proceedings or an investigation.
There is a separate stand alone offence under the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 which specifically makes it offence to intimate a witness, juror or other person.
PERVERTING THE COURTS OF JUSTICE
It is also possible to be charged with perverting the course of justice for intimating a witnesses or alternatively a judge could find someone who has intimidated a witness, juror or other person to be in contempt of Court.
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