Theo Heyliger on rumors of impending prosecution: “Part of my life”

Screenshot MP They Heyliger 20180703

GREAT BAY — Once again, Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger is at the center of rumors of impending prosecution. Tuesday, July 3rd, members of the media, in particularly those of the online news sites, were alight with tips and rumors about a scheduled request of the Prosecutor’s Office to petition the Common Court of Justice to obtain permission More...

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