Another court delay and 'denial of justice' for Utahn held in Venezuela, attorney says
Riverton native Josh Holt attended court Tuesday in Caracas, Venezuela, but his hearing was pushed back yet again, this time until Dec. 6, his attorney said.
After two previous no-shows, the judge overseeing Holt's case was also present, but Holt's hearing was postponed anyway. No official explanation was given, said Holt's attorney, Jeannette Prieto.
“It is evident that this is a totally unjustified procedural delay,” Prieto said to Fox News Latino. “They are undue delays and the politicization of this case becomes evident when they refuse to hold the hearing.”
Holt was arrested June 30 amid allegations that he was hoarding weapons at an apartment in Caracas where he lived with his newlywed wife, Theresa Caleno. The two had married after meeting online.