Former Pakistani consul says he will prove his innocence after harassment complaint

Pakistan’s former Consul General in Barcelona, ​​Mirza Salman Baig, dismissed this Monday for an alleged case of sexual assault and attempted rape, explained to the media by videoconference from Islamabad, that he would be back “as soon as possible”. To test his “innocence” in Spain court.

The alleged victim, a former consulate employee who was fired a month and a half ago by the former consulate, filed a complaint before an investigative court in Barcelona on 29 July with attached evidence of conversations by sending a message to Salman Baig in which he was late. Night asks to connect to talk in conversation erasure application.

According to the woman’s account to El Periodico, the harassment must have occurred repeatedly in the month of April and would include an episode in which she asked her to manage something at a hotel, in which he followed her and where she had sex. Tried to make him beat up.

The woman explained that she did not report incidents until the end of July because she is in a state of administrative “vulnerability” in Spain.

Salman Baig, who explained to Efe earlier on Tuesday that the woman was acting “out of revenge” after he fired her for “abusive attitude” at the consulate, is calling the media again this Wednesday. reiterated that he and his family were victims of “blackmail”.

On the other hand, he has expressed that the rumors of having previously committed the offenses for which he is now charged are “absolutely false” and a strategy by the complainant to manipulate the media and prove him guilty before trial. are part of.

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