An appeals court has upheld a three-month jail sentence for a man who had been found guilty for taking a photo of his ballot paper during the 2017 referendum and sharing it on social media.
The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), major at rule, Liviu Dragnea to three years and six months in jail for fictitiously hiring two persons to work with the DGASPC Teleorman child protection and social assistance directorate who were actually working for the local PSD organisation. The ruling is not final.
Romania's Supreme Court sentenced ruling Social Democrat Party leader Liviu Dragnea to three years and six months in jail for abuse of office in a case related to two fictive child protection agency employees who, in fact, worked for the local political party branch.
Thursday's sentence may be appealed.
An Athens court on Monday handed down an 18-month prison sentence to a 25-year-old university student for taking part in the physical assault against Panteio University professor Angelos Syrigos early last year.
The student was identified by Syrigos as one of the individuals that attacked him after he scolded them for writing slogans on a freshly-painted wall at the university.