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Tag archive for ‘acquittal’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 31st, 2022
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Appeals Court acquits Buncamper of tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG — The Court of Appeals acquitted suspended Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper in a ruling dated May 30 of tax fraud related to the Eco Green case. His wife, former Minister of Public health More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Silence results in acquittal for Heyliger

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in first Instance has acquitted suspended Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger of attempts to bribe former parliamentarian Romain Laville for lack of sufficient supporting evidence. This More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Desperate measures

By Hilbert Haar In September 2016 the Court in first Instance acquitted all suspects in the Masbangu-case. That they were later sentenced on appeal is irrelevant for the point I want to make here. Masbangu was about More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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Unlawful search leads to acquittal

PHILIPSBURG – A man who was caught with counterfeit American dollars on March 13 of 2017 was acquitted of that charge due to an unlawful search by the police, but he received a 150 guilders fine in the Court in More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Appeals court also acquits man of attempted manslaughter on arrest team

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice confirmed the verdict the Court in First Instance issued in June 2016 against Calvin Beresford Green, whereby the defendant was acquitted of attempted manslaughter on More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Acquittal for three looting-suspects

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance acquitted three looting-suspects of all charges on Wednesday morning, though in one case the judge noted that the acquittal went against her heart. Jonathan Jose More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Prosecutor’s Office appeals acquittals Masbangu-case

GREAT BAY – The Prosecutor’s Office has lodged an appeal against the four verdicts of the Court of First Instance of St. Maarten in the Masbangu investigation. The investigation focuses on vote fraud during More...