Published On: Wed, Aug 22nd, 2018

MP Theo Heyliger’s immunity from prosecution revoked


PHILIPSBURG — The heavy hammer of a judge’s gavel dropped on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, thereby immediately revoking the political immunity of Member of Parliament, Theodore Emanuel Heyliger (48), from prosecution.

A brief statement from the Public Prosecutor’s Office reads as follows:

The Joint Court of Justice has granted the Public Prosecutor’s Office authority to prosecute Member of Parliament Th.H.. This decision was announced today, August 21, 2018. Th.H. was heard behind closed doors on August 7, 2018. Th.H. is suspected of having committed bribery between 2012-2013. The date of the hearing is not yet known. The Public Prosecutor’s Office will not be issuing any further statements.


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