Standard Operating Procedure These Days...
"The barrister alleged that this was a “different” account to one given previously, adding that Hortonworks claimed to have found porn on the salesman’s old laptop: “It’s difficult to imagine why there wasn’t removal of pornography from the computer.”
This must be pretty standard stuff in the post-truth 'alternative facts' age.
If you don't have anything concrete to take somebody down, just sling some unfounded ad hominem bullshit and hope it sticks.
Hardly earth-shattering in any event - show me somebody who doesn't have traces of porn on their phone or laptop and I'll show you a liar.
As for wanting to image his personal phone? What's that going to achieve? He could buy an Alcatel OneTouch in Tesco for 20 quid and hand that in.