the legal assistant started his defense by saying that Jori Lehterä is an extremely disciplined life of a professional hockey player.
the Pirkanmaa district court to continue on Friday in the Tampere area glide district of the drug tangle in the clearing. The case has access to pre-filled with iranian background, a man, allegedly brokered a long-term basis and systematically cocaine users. Thickness of the charge bundle 30. the indictment mentions Lehterän, which according to the prosecution, purchase of cocaine caught before in the ring.
the Alleged events occurred in the summer of 2018, although the prosecution was unable to indicate the exact date Lehterän drug purchases.
Lehterä was summoned on the trial only after a delay. NHL ice hockey player participates in the main hearing via video link.
Before the hearing Lehterää assistant solicitor, deputy judge Petteri Sotamaa announced that the defendant denies the charges. The first argument against the backdrop of Sotamaa argues that drug crime skein of a key witness, one of the co-accused of not wanting to be heard. Prosecution based on the defense of according to the exclusively the fact that the man told police during questioning that one of the customers was Lehterä.
in This case, a mere single report of preliminary proceedings is not sufficient to judgment, because the screen is not enough. The screen is a defense of the view, anyway weak.
work description is fully detailed. We don't know, because Lehterän allegedly acquired cocaine, where and how much, Sotamaa justification.Defense: Lehterä recoils drugs
Sotamaa in court in a lengthy speech Lehterän from experiencing the negative publicity. According to the lawyer Lehterän urheilijanura has suffered an extraordinary amount as well as in Finland and North America. Also Lehterän family has suffered, Sotamaa.
the Story is exceptionally sad because Lehterän attitude towards drugs is a categorical negative. Not find anyone who would claim otherwise.
– Lehterä to live a regular and disciplined elite athlete's life.
Lehterän drug trafficking, police told the accused sat silently in court. Similarly, the accused behaved in the hall calmly. In the hall there were also police officers, as well as field equipment in the doe. One police man sat in the parlor in the corner of the terrain of the green in the scarf so that only his eyes were visible. The gun was connected to the police vest.
the Prosecution seeks to prove Lehterän guilt, for example, electronic surveillance information, i.e. information about where the sides of the phone are the location of events in time. The deputy judge Sotamaa, they are themselves inconsistent with how the prosecutor, incidentally, sees the drug crime occurred."Lehterä can not go to the taxi rank"
the right of the parties to agree only to the fact that Lehterä feel pääsyytetyn and drug stores told the accused. Sotamaa, the men were Lehterän car driver.
– the Term could be maybe a drunk driver, He summed up.
– Lehterä can't go to Tampere the night at the taxi rank. There is cell phone cameras and aggressive line suppliers. All went to number Seven and the tabloids. Lehterällä there have been three such credit driver, one of the professional drivers and the [two defendants].
Sotamaa review in the district court of the so-called "trial by media" phenomenon. According to the lawyer Lehterä has allegedly been convicted in the public eye even before the court has taken a stand.