More delays in slander case

  • 1999-04-01
  • Philip Birzulis
RIGA - The double slander trial between People's Party leader Andris Skele and journalist Vilis Seleckis has been adjourned again after Judge Irina Jansone ruled that one of the co-defendants has to be changed.The daily Neatkariga Rita Avize is being sued alongside Seleckis for publishing excerpts of a controversial book about Skele before last year's elections.On March 23, Skele's counsel, Aldis Alleks, asked that the party answerable before the court for NRA be changed from a company called SIA NC to the publishing house Preses Nams. Alliks said this was necessary because the latter firm ...
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