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Hinkis’ Counsel to Appeal from 15-year Sentence

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The authorities of the prison where Simche Hinkis, the Jewish police constable whose death sentence has been commuted to fifteen years’ imprisonment by the Court of Appeal, is imprisoned, are expecting the order of commutation and as soon as it arrives, Hinkis will shed his red death robes and chains and don civilian cothes and receive food from the outside, to which privileges he is entitled as a foreign subject.

The office of Mordecai Eliash, Hinkis’ counsel, informed the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that Eliash expects to apply for permission to appeal to the Privy Council in London against the present sentence as soon as the judgment of the Court of Appeal is received.

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