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Police: 1st December, 2010

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Alexander Zeitzev, charged and convicted of running over and abandoning a pedestrian, was acquitted due to doubt when he appealed. The judges found his confession was extracted from under unfair circumstances. According to Zeitzev’s lawyers, their client admitted his guilt after two days during which he was not allowed to sleep. The judges found Zeitzev’s confession was extracted under illegal circumstances, and that the interrogators denied him his right to attorney. (Hebrew)

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December 4th, 2010 at 1:46 pm