The former politilederen Eirik Jensen was sentenced to the statutory strictest punishment - 21 years in prison - in the Oslo district court in september 2017. 61-year-old, appealed on the spot, and since that time he has fought his life's battle to be exonerated in the court of appeal.
Tuesday started the dramatic sluttprosedyren in the Borgarting court of appeal, in what is the second last trial that goes before a jury. Where the prosecution, by Spesialenheten for police matters, and Jensen and his defenders present their case to the jury.So determined Jensens fate the Newspaper Plus
This is spørsmålsskriftet in the Jensen/Cappelen case that the jury should answer. Spørsmålsskriftet can be changed.Question 1: Is the defendant Eirik Jensen guilty of having contributed to the illegal importation of drugs?
In the foundation is shown up to 6 occasions in 2004 and 2005, up to 24 occasions between 2006 and 2009 and 18 occasions between 2010 and 2013.
to answer yes required more than 6 votes.Question 2: Does the to in question 1 above-mentioned violation of a very significant quantity?
This is an additional questions that only be answered if question 1 is answered in the affirmative:Question 3: Is defendant Eirik Jensen guilty of having received an improper benefit in the opportunity of position?
In the foundation, the Jensen in the period from 2004 to the 19. December 2013 received cash and/or contribution to the renovation and/or a mobile phone and/or a clock and/or repair of a clock.
to answer yes required more than 6 votes.Question 4: Is the corruption to be regarded as rough?
This is an additional questions that can only be answered if question 3 is answered in the affirmative.- Must be convinced
these are The four questions the jury must answer after the procedures and fagdommerens rettsbelæring for the jury which will take place next week.
When will lagmann Kristel Heyerdahl hold a lecture, where she states the understanding of the law and the law the jury must apply as a basis when determining the issue of guilt.
She must ensure that the jury does not misunderstand jussen in the case, and the jury is obliged to stick to what she says about lovforståelsen. But she will also go through what she and the other two fagdommerne believe are the most important evidence in the case, and what weight the various the evidence should get. This is just the guideline for the jury.
Then, the jury will retire to decide the issue of guilt. Twelve jurors have followed the Jensen case. Two of them will be removed by lot, before they pull themselves back.Think the jury will spend several days
The ten jurors must answer yes or no on whether Jensen is guilty of complicity to aggravated drug crimes and corruption. In principle, they can answer yes to one question and no on the other.
the Discussions will be led by the mayor, but apart from that, there are few guidelines for how they resolve it. For that Jensen should feel guilty, it requires that at least seven of the ten jurors answer yes on the issue of guilt.- Can take several days,
Tingrettsdommer Ina Strømstad says to Dagbladet that sluttprosedyrene is especially important in a case like this, where the jurors must take the position of over 120 explanations and several thousand documents that have been presented over more than 70 rettsdager.Now is the battle in the Morrison case: "It will be tough to sit and listen to
- There is a very large informasjonsbilde to treat. It will the prosecution first, and then the defenders help them with the process, says Strømstad and add:
" the Jury may not answer yes on the issue of guilt before they are convinced of guilt. It means that the prosecution will argue that the evidence they have presented is that the jury will feel convinced of guilt, while the defenders, naturally enough, will pull the evidence in doubt, and in sufficient doubt that they believe the jury should answer no on the issue of guilt.
How long can it take?
- It is impossible to have any opinion about. But there is a large informasjonsbilde to review, so I will believe that they spend a few days on it, " says tingrettsdommer Ina Strømstad.SPANET AT: Police spanet on Cappelen after they had done the break-in hasjlageret his. It led them to a Kiwi-shop, Greenland, and police officer Eric Jensen. Here is the video from the spaneren. Video. The police Show more