the Hearing against Britta Nielsen was on Friday cancelled because she is sick. It is unknown what she fails.
once again, has a court hearing in the case against the svindeltiltalte Britta Nielsen could not have been conducted as planned. Therefore, advancing the timing even more in the case, which otherwise was supposed to finish in november.
And it is regrettable, says Britta Nielsen defends, Nima Nabipour, in front of the Copenhagen city Court on Friday.
- It is regrettable, but I think we all have an interest in this matter will be completed, but also that there is a conclusion in an orderly manner, that there is enough time for documentation, evidence and procedure, he says.
Friday's hearing was cancelled, because Britta Nielsen has been sick. There are now only two scheduled hearings in the next week, but it is not enough to complete the case, and therefore there must be several days.
Nima Nabipour has first proposed the extra days to the case in February and march. It is due to the consideration of other cases, he says.
- of course I have other cases than this one, and other clients that also need to be considered, and if litigation shall be brought in the court.
- So I can't just throw people at the gate, because I have a case, now have progressed in relation to the time schedule, says the defender, however, will try to find the earlier days, if possible:
He does not want to tell, what Britta Nielsen fails. It can be breach of confidentiality, he says.
One of the earlier hearings had to be cancelled, as Britta Nielsen got a unwell. Here it came at the same time forward, she has heart problems.
the Prosecution and the judge in the case wanted, that Friday's hearing was to be held and used in evidence despite Britta Nielsen's sickness. But the desired Britta Nielsen does not.
- the Starting point of the code is that you have the right to be present at all hearings on a matter which concerns themselves, says Nima Nabipour and adds:
Documentation can mean that you need to come up with any additional explanation.
Britta Nielsen is accused of by his work in the national board of social services to have defrauded the ministry of about 117 million dollars over 25 years.
She has admitted to having transferred money to herself, but she acknowledges not fully, since she can't remember it all.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 23 November 2019, 04:00