Taxpayers to fund Borce Ristevski’s legal defence
Victorian taxpayers will fund accused killer Borce Ristevski’s defence after he secured Legal Aid funding to fight the charge of his own wife’s murder.
The court heard today the brief of evidence in the case of Karen Ristevski’s murder is roughly 22,000 pages; with CCTV, telephone and listening device recordings forming part of evidence in the case.
Up to 100 witnesses could be called.
Borce Ristevski appeared in court today via video link from custody.
The case was adjourned until May 16, when Ristevski was told he was to front court in person.
Brief for Karen Ristevski husband and accused killer Borce Ristevski is 22,000 pgs. He’s to front court in person May 15 for a committal mention. Tentative committal date set of July 2. @3AW693 pic.twitter.com/XfN1wFO6Pf
— Priscilla Moca (@priscillamoca) April 18, 2018