Appeal Schotte starts October 26
WILLEMSTAD - The first pre-trial of the Appeal in the Babel case starts on Wednesday, October 26th. That was announced by the Public Prosecution (OM).
In the Babel case, there are two suspects: Gerrit Schotte and his life partner Cicely van der Dijs. The former Prime Minister has been found guilty and convicted by the Court of First Instance for, among other things, corruption, forgery and money laundering.
Schotte and van der Dijs dismissed the legal team who defended them during their case and have hired the Dutch criminal lawyer Geert Jan Knoops.