A drugs boss was let out of jail to marry his sweetheart seven months into a six-year sentence for trafficking £120,000 of cocaine. Benjamin Connor, 27, claimed he had a 'right to marry' Adele Hunter, 26, in Goole Register Office under human rights laws.
The governer of HMP Humber has been blasted for the move - which is said to have left Justice Minister Robert Buckland 'absolutely furious'. Connor rammed a police vehicle when it tried to stop him at a roundabout before driving the wrong way on a slip road heading towards the M1 in July in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
When police stopped him by crashing into his car, Connor was found to be carrying seven pounds of cocaine in a shoe box in his footwell.