EU Member State representatives today agreed on a draft law that will ensure defendants’ right to information in criminal proceedings wherever they are in the EU.
In the context of police investigations Mr. Panovits, who at the time was 17, was invited to the police station and questioned. He confessed to manslaughter and robbery for which he was then charged and convicted.
The applicant, Yevgeniy Krivoshapkin, was convicted of theft and aggravated robbery and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment in a high-security colony.
After being attacked by two hooded individuals on December 1998, B.M. lodged a complaint against his wife and Mr Brusco (who he alleges were having an affair).
The applicant is a Russian national who is currently serving a prison sentence in the Irkutsk Region (Russia).
The applicants, Vyacheslav Sharkunov and Aleksey Mezentsev, are Russian nationals who are currently serving prison sentences for murder in the Kurgan Region (Russia).