The African Chief, His Angry Ex and Scottish Judge's Trip to Paris
Byline: BRIAN HORNE
THEIR dedication to upholding the law is legendary.
So when a Scottish judge was offered an expensespaid trip to Paris to help settle a court case, he could not refuse.
Lord Macphail had the chance to hear evidence in the bizarre case between an African chief and his former mistress via video-link.
But, deciding that ' credibility and reliability' might be important, he accepted the offer of a trip to the French capital instead.
The unusual move emerged yesterday when wealthy Chief Oladeinde Fernandez offered to bring the judge to his chateau to help settle the row.
Aduke Fernandez, who lives in Edinburgh's …
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Publication information: Article title: The African Chief, His Angry Ex and Scottish Judge's Trip to Paris. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: October 19, 2005. Page number: 25. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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