Posts tagged as reasons of expediency

Court closes Savisaar case due to defendant’s illness

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Harju County Court on Tuesday decided to close the case of former longtime Centre Party chairman and Tallinn ex-mayor Edgar Savisaar at the request of defence lawyer Oliver Nääs in connection with the defendant’s severe illness. The court found that Savisaar suffers from severe and chronic illnesses, and as there is no hope of his recovering, he is not capable of attending hearings or serving a sentence if found guilty.…