The guardians of Amanda Knox, the American understudy indicted of English young lady Meredith Kercher’s kill in Italy, have been requested to stand trial for charging that Italian police mishandled their daughter.
Curt Knox what’s more, Edda Mellas were prosecuted in Perugia for libel, concurring to the Italian news organization ANSA.
Lawyer Luciano Ghirga affirmed the prosecution what’s more, said the trial was set for July 4. He said the couple did not go to the hearing.
Libel: Edda Mellas what’s more, Brief Knox, the guardians of Amanda Knox, have been requested to stand trial for asserting that Italian police manhandled their daughter
Knox what’s more, ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were indicted in 2009 of sexually attacking what’s more, killing Kercher in the loft she shared with Knox in the focal Italian city of Perugia.
Kercher had been wounded to demise on the night of November 1, 2007.
The defame charge stems from an meet Knox’s guardians gave The Sunday Times a few a long time prior in which the father charged that police had physically what’s more, verbally manhandled his little girl amid addressing after the killing, some time recently Knox was arrested.
Police have denied hurting Knox.
A Knox family agent said there would be no comment.
Appealing: American understudy Amanda Knox, left, is engaging her conviction for the kill of Meredith Kercher at the flat they shared in Perugia in Italy
Amanda Knox herself has too been charged of criticizing Italian police officers amid the kill trial.
She guaranteed officers hit her round the head amid an cross examination after Miss Kercherâ€™s body was found semi-naked with her throat cut in the girlsâ€™ flat.
Seven police officers who addressed her are presently suing her for slander.
Knox, 23, was imprisoned for 26 a long time in December 2009 for the merciless sex slaughtering of 21-year-old Miss Kercher.
At a court hearing in November last year Knox guaranteed she was working out her right to guard herself in court with the assertions of strike by police.
She said: â€˜I didnâ€™t mean to affront or, then again criticize anybody. I reiterate, I was as it were attempting to guard myself. I was working out a right.â€™
Privilege does not exist in Italian courts, so she can be sued for what was said amid the trial. Under Italian law criticize is culpable with a fine what’s more, or, on the other hand a jail sentence of between two what’s more, six years.
Convicted: Italy’s most noteworthy criminal court has as of now maintained Rudy Guede’s (left) conviction what’s more, his 16-year-prison sentence; Knox’s ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito is engaging his conviction
Recalling her interrogation, Knox told the kill trial: â€˜One [police officer] shouted, â€œYou donâ€™t remember?â€ at that point a policewoman behind me hit me over the back of the head.
‘I turned towards her what’s more, she did it again.
‘They were as it were respectable with me at the point when I made my statement. They needed a name, yet I couldnâ€™t give them one.â€™
Her legal counselor had contended at a hearing in November last year that the defame case ought to be tossed out yet judge Claudia Matteini said there was enough confirm to proceed.
Sources said Knox was â€˜distressed what’s more, upsetâ€™ at the ruling.
Knox was condemned to 26 a long time in jail for her part in slaughtering Miss Kercher; Sollecito 25 years.
Both deny wrongdoing what’s more, their claims trial is under way.
Another man, Rudy Guede, was too sentenced in the killing. Italy’s most noteworthy criminal court has as of now maintained Guede’s conviction what’s more, his 16-year-prison sentence.
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