Nihoul released from Brussels jail

28th April 2006, Comments 0 comments

28 April 2006, BRUSSELS — Michel Nihoul was released from the Saint-Gilles jail at about 10am on Friday.

28 April 2006

BRUSSELS — Michel Nihoul was released from the Saint-Gilles jail at about 10am on Friday.

Nihoul had been sentenced to a five-year jail term in legal proceedings around child killer Marc Dutroux in 2004.
 
He left the jail via a side door. He was wearing a suit and stepped into an awaiting car. He made no statements to the media.

The commission for probationary release approved the convicted businessman's parole on 18 April.

Aarlen Court sentenced Nihoul to five years jail on 22 June 2004 for drugs crimes, dealing in stolen cars, document forgery and human smuggling.

But he was acquitted of all charges relating to the abuse and murder of children.

[Copyright Expatica News 2006]

Subject: Belgian news

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