Indonesian court delays appeal hearing of French death row convict

May 27, 2015 3:15 AM

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Indonesian court delays appeal hearing of French death row convict

JAKARTA An Indonesian court has fixed June 3 to hear a last-ditch appeal by a French drug trafficker on death row, after a verdict expected this week was delayed by the absence of the presiding judge, a judge said.

Serge Atlaoui had been due to face the firing squad with other convicts last month, but won a last-minute reprieve for the completion of his legal appeals.

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