Irish pub murder conviction overruled

The Supreme Court yesterday returned the case of Mikuláš Polóny, convicted in February of murder in the 1999 shooting deaths of two men in Bratislava’s Irish pub, to a lower court for retrial, saying it was not satisfied the defendant’s guilt had been proven beyond doubt.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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