Posted by: africanpressorganization | 13 May 2013

Appeal Judgement in Prince Taylor contempt to be delivered Tuesday, 14 May 2013


 

 

Appeal Judgement in Prince Taylor contempt to be delivered Tuesday, 14 May 2013

 

THE HAGUE, Netherland, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The Appeals Chamber, consisting of Justice Emmanuel Ayoola (presiding), Justice Renate Winter and Justice Jon Kamanda, will deliver its appeal judgement in the case of Independent Counsel v. Prince Taylor on Tuesday, 14 May 2013 at 12:30 p.m. Freetown time.

The media is invited to attend.

Judgement will be delivered from The Hague and will be streamed to the Special Court’s courtroom in Freetown.

Prince Taylor, a former SCSL Defence investigator, was found guilty on 25 January 2013 on five counts of contempt of court for interfering with witnesses. He was sentenced on 8 February 2013 to serve 2-1/2 years in prison.

The Defence has appealed on four grounds against the judgement, and on two grounds against the sentence.

 

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Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL)


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