Dual citizenship case finally comes to an end
The dual citizenship case involving prime minister honourable roosevelt skerrit and honourable minister for education mr. Petter st. Jean came to a close today.
Senior council douglas mendez made the closing submissions for the opposition, while senior council anthony astaphan made the closing submissions for mr. Skerrit and mr. St. Jean.
The deliberations went on for over four hours with both sides presenting a strong case in their defense.
Many supporters were present for both sides looking anxiously as the senior councils made the strong submissions.
Parliamentary secretary for the office of the prime minister, mr. Kelver darroux stated that, he will stand on the side of honourable roosevelt skerrit and honourable minister for education mr. Petter st. Jean.
Minister of public works energy and ports, honourable rayburn blackmoore explained that the facts were presented and he is confident in the decision that will be taken by the court.
Senior council anthony astaphan said this stage is over but the matter is far from over.
He also mentioned that there was no basis for the petitions.
Although many expected the verdict today, judge gertel thom explained that, she will need time to review all the evidence of the case presented by
Both sides and will have the verdict before december 31st 2011.