Wigan drug dealing case stalls because the defendant couldn't get a barrister

The case of a Wigan man accused of peddling class A drugs has been adjourned because he had no legal representation when due to appear before a judge.

Warren Grady, 46, of Avon Road, Worsley Hall, is alleged to have had crack cocaine and diamorphine with intent to supply them on July 7, 2021.

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Wigan magistrates had sent the case to Bolton Crown Court, but on the due date the judge had to adjourn because of the ongoing barristers' strike.

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The hearing was rescheduled for October 19.