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DAMAGES AWARDED

P.A. PALMERSTON N., Thursday

A jury in the Supreme Court awarded £460 damages to J. HillMotion, veterinary surgeon, who claimed £1000 damages from \V. J. Crawford, printer, for alleged malicious prosecution.

The case was the sequel to HillMotion being proceeded against by Crawford in the Magistrate's ..Court on' a complaint 'that he committed perjury during the hearing of a previous Supreme Court action regarding of the sale of the racehorse Rajputana to a Sydney buyer. In the last-mentioned action the purchaser successfully prosecuted a claim that the racehorse was sold to him under a misrepresentation as to its soundness.

The entering of judgment in the current action was postponed until Friday to enable counsel for defendant to raise a nonsuit point.

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DAMAGES AWARDED, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 182, 3 August 1945

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DAMAGES AWARDED Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 182, 3 August 1945

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