After the big delay: Britta-case ends only next year

Britta Nielsen may at the earliest, expect to have his judgment on 18. February, inform the judge at the Copenhagen city Court. because of the huge tidsskred

After the big delay: Britta-case ends only next year

Britta Nielsen may at the earliest, expect to have his judgment on 18. February, inform the judge at the Copenhagen city Court.

because of the huge tidsskred in the case against Britta Nielsen is the next hearing first the 10. February.

this was stated by The president Vivi Sønderskov Møller as the last in the hearing Friday.

Originally, should the judgment be dropped in november, but canceled the hearing due to Britta Nielsen's illness and protracted legal discussions means that the plan is progressed completely.

the Court would, therefore, like to parties found time for a new hearing in december, but especially the defense attorney Nima Nabipour has had a hard time finding a hole in the calendar on this side of the new year.

the Verdict is expected 18. February.

On the first retsdag got Britta Nielsen you feel unwell, seek after the lunch break and was picked up by an ambulance. The day after continued the case, without, however, Britta Nielsen, who was on sick leave.

It is unknown, what Britta Nielsen fails, but Nima Nabipour has explained that his client has been hospitalized with heart problems, while she has been remanded in custody.

in Addition to sygemeldingerne is also gone a lot of time to discuss something called section 88.

the Paragraph says that the level of penalties in serious cases can be increased by 50 percent. It means in this case that the penalty will grow from 8 to 12 years.

The underlying question is whether Nima Nabipour could have prevented it if that had been entered into a formal extradition treaty - and not the voluntary extradition treaty, which was concluded, while Britta Nielsen was still in south Africa.

the Issue of whether section 88 is taken up first by the procedure for February.

Britta Nielsen is accused of having defrauded of approximately 117 million dollars from the public purse, while she worked in the national board of social services.

She has admitted that she transferred the money to himself. But she does not remember the exact amount, or the different dates for the transfers, and therefore is only a partial realization.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 29 November 2019, 19:00

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