Federal Oral Court Number Two will announce this on Tuesday Verdict in Santa Cruz Public Works Lawsuit between 2003 and 2015, for which prosecutors requested a 12-year prison sentence for ex-president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner as head of an illegal association.
court is made up of judges Rodrigo Jimenez Uriburu, Andres Basso and Jorge Gorriniwill only announce the verdict (innocent or guilty, and how many years in the latter case) plus The foundation of the sentence is not there yet.
Judges have a period of 40 working days to publicize these grounds, which—taking into account the proximity of the Judicial Fair in January—extends Deadline for the first quarter of the following year.
gross, there are 13 defendants For two offences: illegal association and fraudulent administration to the detriment of public administration.
testing Launched in May 2019 And it led to nearly a thousand hours of hearings, their most resonant phase with accusations from the prosecution and the defence.
Offense of fraudulent administration, in case of conviction It also includes the penalty of “special perpetual disqualification” from holding public office.,
During the confirmation debate, two situations occurred that modified the initial scenario: with a change of government, Anti-Corruption Office ceased to be a complainant And in the argument phase, The Financial Information Unit refrained from seeking a penalty for the accused,
a) yes, Only prosecutors Diego Luciani and Sergio Mola upheld the charge.and requested prison sentences ranging from two to 12 years in the latter case for Christina Kirchner and businessman Lazaro Baez.
In the final stages of the trial, in addition, photographs emerged in which Judge Jiménez Uriburu and Prosecutor Luciani appear. Integrating an amateur soccer team that plays tournaments in the Los Abrojos estate owned by former President Mauricio Macri.
complaints, especially the vice president and Former minister Julio de Vido challenges prosecutor and judgeBut the claims were dismissed.
Christina Kirchner testified twice at trial: First, during an investigation and without answering questions, and during the arguments of his defense, by lawyers Alberto Beraldi and Arya Lernovoy.
Before that last exhibition, he had asked to expand his investigation, but the court did not allow it Because the debate phase was already underway.
then the vice president chose to prepare in a youtube live streaming The release that he had planned in the test.
The verdict is appealable in at least one instance, the Federal Criminal Cassation Chamber, and finally through an “extraordinary appeal” or, failing that, a “complaint appeal” before the Supreme Court.
alone after court intervention The sentence shall have the force of res judicata.
Source: NA , TelefeNews