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Summary: The drummer for the rock band AC/DC, Phil Rudd, had his murder-for-hire charges dropped on Friday, according to his attorney. 

It was announced earlier this week that the drummer for the classic rock band AC/DC, Phil Rudd, had been charged with murder-for-hire. Now, the attorney for Rudd has announced that those charges have been dropped, according to The Huffington Post.

  
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“I was advised by the Crown Solicitor Hollister-Jones that he had reviewed the police file and the available evidence to support the charge of attempting to procure murder,” attorney Paul Mabey QC said in a statement, according to the New Zealand Herald. “He had formed the view that there was insufficient evidence to justify that charge. He has now withdrawn the charge.”

Rudd was officially charged with attempting to procure the murders of two men after a search of his home was conducted by police on Thursday. Rudd was also accused of threatening to kill those men and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis.

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Those last two charges against Rudd still stand.

“Mr. Rudd has suffered unnecessary and extremely damaging publicity as a result of widespread and sensational reporting of a very serious allegation, which on any basis was never justified,” Mabey said. “The damage to Mr Rudd is incalculable.”



Rudd joined the band back in 1975. He was fired in 1983 and then came back in 1994.

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