SINGAPORE, March 28 – Singapore welcomes the verdict delivered by the Bucharest Sector 3 Court, which sentenced former Romanian Chargé d’Affaires in Singapore Dr Silviu Ionescu to three years in jail after a trial lasting two years and eight months.
This was stated by a Spokesman from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in response to media queries on the verdict of the case.
On Wednesday, Ionescu was found guilty of the charges of manslaughter, negligent bodily injury and leaving the scene of an accident. Ionescu was found guilty of hitting three pedestrians in December 2009 while driving a car belonging to the Romanian mission. One of the pedestrians, a 30-year-old Malaysian, died.