Seven years in prison threatens drummer AC / DC Phil Rudd accused of threatening to murder two people and possession of drugs.
60-year-old musician, as reported by The Independent, said full recognition of guilt at the very beginning of the hearing, which was held in the New Zealand city of Tauranga. After his arrest in December 2014. Rudd denied any involvement in the crimes.
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According to investigators, in September last year, a musician in a phone call threatening to kill a friend and his daughter. A few months later during a search of the house police found a drummer methamphetamine and cannabis.
Initially Rudd also accused of the murder attempt, however, due to lack of evidence, investigators rejected this accusation.
The lawyer musician So Craig said the charges are based only “on a telephone conversation irritated” and expressed hope that his client will be able to avoid imprisonment. Especially because according to the laws of New Zealand judge may sentence neobvinitelny, if it considers that its effects will be much more serious offense.
Currently, Phil Rudd released on bail until June 26. On this date is scheduled sentencing.
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