Not for love of money, but of Humanity. "Greater is he who works for the good of all, then he who works for the good of himself only" ~ Matthew 25:40: "The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'"- (NIV). I live in Singapore where the Emperor must not be disturbed.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Ionescu to remain in prison while awaiting trial

Ionescu to remain in prison while awaiting trial
05:55 AM Aug 19, 2010
Former Romanian diplomat Silviu Ionescu will remain in prison as he awaits trial for two hit-and-run accidents in Singapore last year.

After many hours of deliberating the evidence, a Romanian court decided yesterday to extend the warrant of arrest for the 50-year-old Ionescu.
The session began on Tuesday, with Ionescu and his attorney, Mr Nelu Tasca, again arguing against what they said was the lack of incriminating evidence.
The defence counsel highlighted the point that a key witness in the coroner's inquiry in Singapore, who had identified Ionescu as the alleged driver of the car on the night of the accidents, was not named in the prosecutor's case file.
However, the judge ruled against Ionescu's plea.
Mr Tasca has already taken his case to the Bucharest Appeal Court, which is Ionescu's last chance to get his arrest warrant revoked.
Ionescu's trial is scheduled to resume on Oct 6. He has been charged with culpable homicide, making false statements and leaving the site of an accident. Claudia Craiu in Bucharest


This/ equivalent/related message(s) has/ have been posted/ reflected at the following forums:
23May2010: Ex-envoy (Doctor of Dispicable Crimes) Ionescu not protected by immunity, with discrete mention at:
08May2010: Romanian Embassy Diplomatic Car Hit & Run
08May2010: Nothing diplomatic about this immunity
19Aug2010: Ionescu to be tried in Romania over hit-and-run 

23May2010: Romanian diplomat Ionescu was the driver in fatal hit-and-run; with discrete mention at:
07May2010: Possible consequences on Singapore-Romania relations: analysts
SG forums:
23May2010:Romanian diplomat's car in hit-and-run: cover up?
19Aug2010: ROMANIA Tells Singapore Garment To "** **** ********". And They Are Correct!
09May2010: Romania jailed Dracula Ionescu for 29 days! 3 Cheeers for Mr George Yeo & GMS
23May2010: Interpol Red Notice of arrest against Silviu Ionescu suspen
T Review:
18May2010: Ionescu to appeal to Romanian High Court to cancel arrest warrant
15May2010:A grave injustice
My Car forum:
23May2010: Silviu Ionescu continues to enjoy diplomatic immunity
23May2010:Ionescu: The book of law should be read in spirit, from front to back and not vice versa.

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