Bouterse wants disciplinary sanction for prosecution for not stopping the process

Bouterse wants disciplinary sanction for prosecution for not stopping the process

If the to the attorney of Desi Bouterse is the prosecutor in the trial about the December murders a disciplinary sanction because he is in June 2016, the process has not stopped. President Bouterse gave him that contract because the state security is in danger.

“If you’re a command and you don’t have it running, then you will earn a disciplinary sanction. This is how it works in the civil service,” said attorney Irwin Kanhai Thursday night in a special broadcast of the information program of the Surinamese government.

In 2016, president Bouterse, the Public prosecution service (OM) command the process to stop. He used an article from the Surinamese constitution for the president this power if the state security is in danger.

Prime suspect

The program was broadcast under the title Downside. The creators want the people of Suriname now to visit the other side of the story heard of the events in december 1982.

When, fifteen opponents of the then military regime murdered. According to the government, has the story of the survivors of the victims over the past 35 years the public opinion dominated. It demanded recently to twenty years in prison against against Bouterse as the prime suspect. He was the leader of that military authority.

From the words of Kanhai was clear that he was in his defense, the emphasis will be put on the plans of the later victims to a coup to commit to the military authority to overthrow. This would be many deaths have to be covered.

“That is why the legitimate authority of Bouterse when interfered with,” said Kanhai. He will also stress that the criminal proceedings a ‘political’ process is the main objective, the government has Bouterse to send away.


It is not yet known when Kanhai and his call will keep. He goes there now that the case is still very long, may be up to 25 years. That is because after the court’s decision will do, both Bouterse as the ORDER in appeal can go. According to him, must bear witness also be called again.

The next session of the process is 30 October. Will the prosecutor proceed with his strafeis against the other defendants.

See also:
Timeline: 35 years December murders Suriname

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