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Manchester United’s Harry Maguire to be represented by top Greek human rights lawyer as trial looms

The Manchester United captain was arrested following an altercation with police on the Greek island

Harry Maguire will be represented by one of Greece’s top human rights lawyer at a trial on Tuesday, the BBC reports.

The Manchester United captain was arrested following an altercation with police on the Greek island of Mykonos on August 21.

He appeared in court in neighbouring Syros on Saturday (August 22) morning and pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces.

Police say a file has been opened which includes accusations of “violence against officials, disobedience, bodily harm, insult and attempted bribery of an official”.

His case was adjourned for a trial until Tuesday. Maguire will not be required to attend the court hearing.

There, he will be represented by Alexis Anagnostakis, one of Greece’s top human rights lawyers, the BBC says.

The Hellenic Police allege one of their officers was hit as they tried to break up a disturbance on Mykonos and that the three men later resisted arrest by “pushing and beating three officers”. Continue reading

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Aug. 25, 2020

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