Irish pub suspect not guilty

A man found guilty of a double pub murder that shocked Bratislava's expat community has had his conviction quashed on appeal by the Supreme Court.

The country's highest legal body on October 11 overturned an earlier ruling by a Bratislava regional court on the 'Irish Pub' murders. The court ruled that Mikuláš P.'s earlier conviction for the June 1999 shootings of two men was legally unsound.

Earlier this year, Mikuláš P. had been sentenced to 14 years for murder, manslaughter and illegal possession of arms in he murder which shocked expats in the capital.

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