Holyoake pushes for lie-detector test as Candy case continues

Mark-Holyoake-THUMBMark Holyoake, the businessman bringing a multimillion-pound lawsuit against property magnates the Candy brothers, challenged Christian Candy to take a lie-detector test during heated exchanges at the high court on Thursday.

Holyoake is suing Nick and Christian Candy for more than £100m, claiming they “coerced” him out of millions of pounds after they lent him £12m to buy Belgravia mansion Grosvenor Gardens House in late 2011 and subjected him to a campaign of threats and intimidation.

The Candy brothers strongly refute the allegations. They claim that Holyoake was