Two of the suspects are found not guilty for the December murders

John Hardjoprajitno and Harvey Naarendorp on Friday by a court in the capital, Paramaribo acquitted of all charges of involvement in the December murders. In line with the court, in the opinion of the Public Prosecutor’s office (OM), which is in September, in order to discharge was required.

The process of the killing of fifteen prominent Surinamese in december, 1982. Now who’s the dummy in this case is the current president of Suriname, Desi Bouterse. In 1982, he was the leader of the former military regime.

The next year, and twenty years of imprisonment against the Bouterse claimed, as against the other seven defendants. For the nine accused’s acquittal prompted. It is expected that the court martial’s sentence against the suspects, later this year, will speak.

In the case of the Hardjoprajitno and Naarendorp is about the December murders, but this is dealt with separately by the court of first instance. This was because the two suspects in the 1982 ministerspost were. The suspects were military personnel, and their business has played at the court martial.

Lawyer Hugo Essed, this will be the next of kin of the victims for help, see this statement at the end of the matter. He does not expect it TO be, or suspects the appeal will appeal.

Essed regret, however, that no new research has been done on the role of Hardjoprajitno and Naarendorp, have been played in december 1982. According to him, there are survivors of other information about the involvement of the two suspects.


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