Agence France-PresseAugust 12, 2013 23:31
The trial of six Romanians charged with a dramatic theft from a Dutch museum is set to open in Bucharest Tuesday, amid fears the stolen masterpieces by Monet, Picasso and Gauguin may have been destroyed.
Five of the accused, including the alleged mastermind of the heist Radu Dogaru, are expected to be present at the hearing.
A sixth suspect is still on the run and will be tried in absentia.
Dogaru has admitted his guilt, according to his lawyers but investigators are still trying to determine what happened to the paintings.