Paris attacks: Lawyers for Salah Abdeslam 'will not defend him'

Paris attacks: Lawyers for Salah Abdeslam 'will not defend him'
 

Lawyers for the main suspect in last year's Islamist attacks in Paris say they will no longer defend him.
Salah Abdeslam will use his right to remain silent, one of the lawyers, Frank Berton, told BFM TV.
"We said from the beginning... that if our client remained silent we would quit his defence," he said, alongside fellow lawyer Sven Mary.
The attacks in Paris last November on bars, restaurants, a concert hall and the Stade de France killed 130 people.
Salah Abdeslam was arrested in Brussels in March and has kept silent since his transfer to France in April.
He is being monitored... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 34
Source: BBC
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