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The Sandiganbayan's First Division had not received any appeal from prosecutors as of late afternoon on Friday on Revilla's acquittal of charges that he pocketed up to P200 million in kickbacks from ghost projects given to Napoles' bogus groups and financed by Revilla's Priority Development Assistance Fund.
On appeal by the prosecution, the Court of Appeal in February 2016 set aside the policemen's acquittal and ordered them to enter defence.
'Consequently, we order that pending the filing, hearing and final determination of the applicant's intended appeal, the respondents' acquittal by the Court of Appeal is, hereby, stayed and the respondents shall be held in police custody.'
At the close of the prosecution's case, defense teams retain the right to submit a "judgment of acquittal." So far the Sabra defense has been the only team to file for one according to STL spokesperson Wajed Ramadan.
News of the decision to appeal by prosecutors at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia may only boost Seselj's popularity among his hardline supporters, who cheered his acquittal on March 31.
Represented by the Special Public Prosecutor, B V Acharya, Karnataka would make out a straight forward case on why the order of acquittal should be set aside.
Agencies are concerned as over 150 acquittals have taken place since the group was banned
Despite the acquittal of Richard Brodett and Jorge Joseph by the trial court, the case was elevated to the CA by the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG).
The acquittal came from the special additional district and sessions court in Kozhikode.
As well as countless news stories, the case also led to a controversial TV movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy, and in the wake of her recent acquittal, we should probably brace ourselves for more versions of her story.
Summary: DUBAI -- The Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi, on Tuesday overturned a Sharjah appeal court acquittal and sentenced football player Fayez Juma to death for murdering his neighbour in a case dating back to 2008.
What I didn't believe was the judicial system," said Fernandez in an interview moments after her acquittal. "Thirteen years is a very long time."