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“How do you plead young man?” asked the judge.

“Innocent, Mi’lud”, the youth replied.

“How do you explain that you were found by the police with your hand on your knife up to its hilt in the victim’s chest?” the prosecuting counsel demanded.

“Bad luck!” the youth offered, “bad timing, police harassment!”.

“And what about the seven witnesses who saw you plunge the knife in the victim?”

“All biased!”

“Preposterous! How can you say you are innocent?” demanded the counsel.

“You’re a lawyer, you should know. I’m innocent until proven guilty. That’s your job. So technically, I’m not guilty yet!”

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