Saifulla, Sapoffice: St. Charles County, Mo., Department of Corrections / KMOV / AP
The publication of the President of the United States Donald trump on Twitter can help lawyers to protect the defendant, Saifullo Saipov who committed the terrorist act in the U.S. city of new York in October 2017. Reported by the New York Post.
According to lawyers, the requirement of Saipov trump sentence to the highest punishment — the pressure on the judges. The President’s words did the work of the Ministry of justice biased, now the judge will not be able impartially to the sentencing, the newspaper said.
“If the court will sentence [Saipov’s] death will fall on him a public reprimand, in addition, judges may lose their jobs,” said the defense attorney. He also explained that as soon as the man was arrested, the American leader began to put pressure on the Prosecutor General with a demand to “move faster” and “execute Saipov”.
October 31, 2017 was driving a rented truck Saipov deliberately made arrival on pedestrians in new York and collided with a school bus carrying disabled children. Ran out of the cabin, the man with the words “Allahu Akbar!” began to shoot at people. In the result, 8 people died and another 12 were injured. Responsibility for the attack claimed by the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).
Saipov was charged with terrorism. He faces life imprisonment or the death penalty. The us leader said that the man deserved punishment, in his Twitter he wrote: “the new York terrorist with pleasure asked me to hang the flag of the “Islamic state” in his hospital room. (…) HE SHOULD GET THE DEATH PENALTY!”.
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