Remote Trials: 391 Hearings Held on Jan. 4-8

Rabat – A total of 391 hearings were held remotely in the various courts of the Kingdom on January 4-8, 2021, during which 7,838 cases were scheduled, the Higher Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ) said on Tuesday.

A total of 9,081 detainees have benefited from remote trials in this period, the Council pointed out in a press release.

The Council underlined its continued commitment to the remote trial project, to ensure that the courts continue fulfilling their constitutional duties and to enshrine the right to a fair trial within a reasonable deadline.

The CSPJ also commended the sense of responsibility and commitment of all the components of the judicial system, calling on all actors to strictly respect the recommended prevention and precautionary measures, to avoid the risks associated with the spread of the Coronavirus.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse