Judge Manuel García Castellón rejected Podemos’ request to provide a copy of the proceedings in which he investigated the party and its five founders for nine months in a “prospective” manner, according to the Criminal Chamber. , who pushed. Proceedings to the instructor.
García Castellón insists that Ione Bellara’s party is not “represented” or “accused” in the procedure, adding that the information must be protected with “special secrecy”. Indeed, the prosecution of the National High Court reprimanded the magistrate for the insecurity that meant to the five victims that their accounts and personal movements were not investigated without charge and the violation of fundamental rights that this entailed.
Although it focused on the five founders, including Juan Carlos Monedro, and their associated companies, the judge handled the crime of irregular financing, which would have been committed before the creation of the party at a time when this crime did not exist in the Criminal Code, as the Prosecutor’s Office and the Criminal Chamber They had to remind the judge several times.
In the same sense, Podemos requested the aforementioned copy of the case from the judge in order to verify during the investigation “if their fundamental rights were affected and in what way” and condemns the violation of the right to a “fair trial”. Due to the projection given by the numerous leaks of the secret reason.
After being forced to close the case, the judge opened a money-laundering investigation against Juan Carlos Monedero, also based on the PISA report of the political brigade and the testimony of Hugo ‘El Polo’ Carvajal and other Venezuelans he testified. protected status.
Source: El Diario