Success for Constantinos (Kostis) Efstathiou in the Supreme Court
Success for Konstantinos (Costis) Efstathiou in the Supreme Court
had been convicted back in 2014 after the three-judge panel of the criminal court in Paphos had, according to the recent Supreme Court ruling, “wrongfully taken into account the witness testimony of one of the municipal accountants as an expert on how coin parking metres operate”.
The Supreme Court had ruled that the witness in question “was obviously not academically qualified to know how these coin-collecting machines work. He admitted himself that he was just an accountant and had only one month to learn how they worked. It appeared that the Criminal Court was not troubled by the witness himself admitting that fact.