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Rule 51: Withdrawal of Indictment

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Chapter Summary

This chapter talks about the Rule 51 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the statute of the Special Court of Sierra Leone (SCSL). It deals with a case and their trial chambers decisions. The first case is Prosecutor v. Sankoh, concerns the withdrawal of indictment - death of the accused, 8 December 2003. The chamber accepts the prosecutor's statement of reasons and endorses the withdrawal of the indictment.

Keywords: Prosecutor v. Sankoh; Special Court of Sierra Leone (SCSL); trial chambers decisions; Withdrawal of Indictment



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