After the hearing that lasted about five and a half hours, the court decision was announced in the two half past at dawn on Wednesday, December 21.
Apart from the penalty of life imprisonment for manslaughter with intent, Dimitra Voulgari convicted one year and six months for possession and use of weapons, too.
The Court decided to forward to the Public Prosecutor Nafplion copies of the file and trial practices for investigating if Thanassis’ s friend should be procecuded. Indeed, unfortunate captain’s family is expected to file a complaint against him.
The trial for the murder of Thanasis Lambros completed under unprecedented intensity. During the hearing, incredible scenes happened with the Dimitra Voulgari’s lawyers.
They turned the trial into a show without precedent. After continuous confrontations with judges and witnesses, requests for exclusion of the president and mistrial, forced interruptions and abusive language, they resigned. On the last day they requested to be reappointed and finally they left court accompanied by police, the most critical time for their principal.
Dimitra Voulgari didn’t use her right to apologise and she also left the court.
None of her relatives was in the court hall, when the decission was announced.
In the trial for the murder of Captain Thanasis Lambrou journalist Angeliki Nikolouli testified as key witness .