Strauss-Kahn court date postponed

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 11, 2011 5:09 PM
Strauss-Kahn court date postponed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next scheduled court date in the sexual assault case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been postponed to August 1 from July 18, lawyers for both prosecution and defense said on Monday.

Defense lawyers said in a statement they hoped the charge would be dropped. Prosecutors with the Manhattan District Attorney's office said in a separate statement the investigation was continuing and no decisions have been made.

(Reporting by Daniel Trotta; Editing by Philip Barbara)