29 September 2016
[…] It was the third time that Mouza, of Langley Parade, had attended Crawley Magistrates' Court in regards to the charge.
On the first two occasions there were issues with translators and in the second instance a French Creole interpreter couldn't understand him.
Yesterday morning (Thursday, September 28) the hearing finally went ahead, and Mouza was able to communicate through an interpreter.
Prosecutor Melanie Wotton told the court: "On August 14 information was given to the police [that someone was in the area with a knife] and when officers arrived they found Mr Mouza in possession of the large kitchen knife which was [held] in his waist band of his trousers.
"There have been difficulties with an interpreter [hence why he had been in court twice before] and he has no previous convictions and he complied with officers when requested." […]