Probation route for Ernst August von Hannover
Ernst August von Hannover is allowed to move back into his domicile in Grünau, Austria. The Linz Higher Regional Court lifted a corresponding condition on Wednesday that the Wels Regional Court had imposed in March. However, the court upheld the ten-month suspended sentence that had been imposed on the Guelph chief in March. His appeal, however, was rejected. “The judgment is now final, it is gilded in Austria as a criminal record,” says Wolfgang Seyer, spokesman for the Higher Regional Court.
In March, Ernst August von Hannover was sentenced to a ten-month suspended sentence by the Wels regional court. This had considered it that he had attacked police officers in several incidents and severely threatened a couple of administrators. He even sat briefly in a correctional facility after being arrested. After the verdict, Ernst August harshly criticized the court and appealed.
No more alcohol ban
The Linz Higher Regional Court has now confirmed the suspended sentence, but canceled several so-called “instructions” against Ernst August. One of these conditions was that he was no longer allowed to live on his property in the village of Grünau with a population of 2,000, where he has lived for yearsthe 67-year-old had outraged this order. Now he can go back there. In addition, there is no longer a ban on alcohol for him – and he does not have to undergo psychotherapy either.
Ernst August did not appear in person before the Higher Regional Court. His lawyer pointed out that the Guelph boss was a high-risk patient and wanted to avoid crowds of people indoors due to the pandemic. The state of health of the temporarily ailing Ernst August had, however, greatly improved, whose lawyer Otto Dietrich rest, according to the “Kronenzeitung”: “He would like to have his recovery and his recovery.”
From a legal point of view, Ernst is currently a very busy man: At the Upper Austrian regional administrative court, his complaint is still pending against a provisional gun ban that was imposed on the passionate hunter after the disengagement.
A hearing originally scheduled for Thursday before the Hanover Regional Court was held Postponed to March because Ernst August’s legal representative resigned from his mandate at short notice. The Guelph boss has sued his son of the same name; Among other things, he asks Ernst August junior to return the Marienburg, which he gave him in 2004.
From Simon Benne