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ROCK STAR'S SON FREED ON BAIL OVER ASSAULT CASE.

ROCK star's son Otis Ferry Otis Ferry, born 1 November 1982 is the son of singer Bryan Ferry and model Lucy Ferry. He is currently joint master of the south Shropshire hunt, England. He is well known for being a pro-fox hunting activist.  was released on bail yesterday to live with his former supermodel mother after a judge adjourned his trial until the summer.

Ferry, 25, had been on remand To send back.

A higher court may remand a case to a lower court so that the lower court will take a certain action ordered by the higher court. A prisoner who is remanded into custody is sent back to prison subsequent to a Preliminary Hearing before a tribunal or magistrate
 at Gloucester Prison since September, awaiting trial for assault, robbery and perverting the course of justice In English or Irish law, perversion of the course of justice is a criminal offence in which someone acts in a manner that in some way prevents justice being served on either themselves or on a third party. Perverting the course of justice is an offence in common law. .

Yesterday Ferry, whose father is Roxy Music Roxy Music is an English art rock group founded in the early 1970s by art school graduate Bryan Ferry (vocals and keyboards). The other members are Phil Manzanera (guitars), Andy Mackay (saxophone and oboe) and Paul Thompson (drums and percussion).  singer Bryan Ferry, was granted bail to live with his mother, the former socialite and model Lucy Birley, 48.

Gloucester Crown Court judge Martin Picton granted the countryside campaigner bail, under a pounds 25,000 surety from his mother, who lives in Kensington.

Under the terms of bail, Ferry is forbidden from entering the county of Shropshire, from going abroad or using any international travel document and from contacting witnesses.

He must also report to Earl's Court Road police station twice a week. He must also not contact three named people.

It is alleged Ferry robbed and assaulted a hunt monitor last year as she filmed him at his sport.

The robbery and assault trial failed to get off the ground in September when allegations of "witness nobbling" emerged.

He was subsequently charged with two counts of perverting the course of justice.

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FREED Otis Ferry leaves Gloucester Prison, accompanied by his mother Lucy Birley after being granted bail by a judge at Gloucester Crown Court.
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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jan 16, 2009
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