PHILIPSBURG:— The Solicitor General asked on Wednesday June 8 for jail sentences of 25 years for the suspects R.C.T.A. and R.R.R. during the appeal case that was brought in front of the Common Court of Justice. The two were sentenced in August 2015 by the Court of First Instance to 18 and 16 years of prison for multiple cases of attempted murder, manslaughter almost all committed in the Dutch Quarter area and possession of illegal firearms. One of their victims was paralyzed for life. The two suspects allegedly drafted a ‘death list’ of persons who they held responsible for the violent death of R.’s girlfriend on March 18, 2014. The Solicitor General believed attempted murder multiple times, including against two police officers, was proven for both suspects as well as possession of illegal firearms and asked for 25 years in prison. In the Court of First Instance the Prosecutor had asked for 21 years in jail for both suspects. The Joint Court of Justice will give its verdict on June 29.
Prosecutor’s Office Bulletin.