20 May '11, 11am

Witness picks Ionescu out from line-up

The former Romanian Embassy charge d'affaires in Singapore, Silviu Ionescu (above), arrives on March 9, 2011 at the tribunal in Bucharest for a new hearing in his trial. He was identified by a witness in Singapore as the driver of a hit-and-run car via videolink from a five-man line-up in a Romanian court on Friday. A WITNESS in Singapore identified the driver of a hit-and-run car via videolink from a five-man line-up in a Romanian court on Friday. Mr Ricarno Izaan Lachica, 22, a full-time national serviceman, said Silviu Ionescu - the country's former charge d'affairs here - was behind the wheel of the embassy car. The Singaporean, who witnessed the accident in the early hours of Dec 15, 2009, testified that he had identified the driver a day after the accident from a large number of photographs shown to him by two police officers. He said that there was no one else prese...

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