Judge Peinado suspends this Sunday's statements and maintains that of Begoña Gómez | Spain | EUROtoday

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Judge Juan Carlos Peinado has suspended the statements of a number of Red.es officers that he supposed to interrogate as witnesses this Sunday after the European Prosecutor's Office introduced that it was assuming the a part of the investigation that impacts a three way partnership during which an organization participated by businessman Juan Carlos Barrabés financed with European funds. The head of the Investigative Court Number 41 maintains the summons to the spouse of the President of the Government, who’s scheduled to provide an announcement on July 5.

Legal sources consulted keep that the choose has annulled the summons of the CEO of Red.es, David Cierco; the previous common director of Red.es Alberto Martínez Lacambra; the economist and lawyer of Innova Next SL Luis Antonio Martín Bernardos; the director of authorized recommendation at Red.es, Ignacio Espejo Saavedra Hernández; and Luis Prieto Cuerdo, director of Economy of Red.es, a public entity hooked up to the Ministry for Digital Transformation.

The resolution of the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) to difficulty a decree of certiorari to imagine a part of the case was introduced every week after the Central Operational Unit (UCO) of the Civil Guard appeared within the headquarters of the general public firm Red.es to assemble info on contracts that it awarded to Barrabés and which are associated to the investigation by order of the European Prosecutor's Office. On April 26, this group physique got interested within the case and requested Peinado, the choose who accepted the grievance by Manos Liminas towards Begoña Gómez, spouse of the President of the Government, if the process affected contracts signed with European funds.

In that decree, the EPPO requested the choose to tell it of the info it’s investigating and to specify whether or not the process “would involve the UTE Innova Next SLU-The Valley Business School”, made up of an organization owned by businessman Juan Carlos. Barrabés, whom Clean Hands factors out as a beneficiary of Gómez's “recommendations or endorsements.”

The delegated prosecutors Laura Pellón, Luis Miguel Jiménez and Antonio Zárate indicated in stated decree that the European Prosecutor's Office “could, where appropriate, exercise its jurisdiction” to analyze stated contracts in the event that they deemed it pertinent, which is why they requested the court docket to ship you the suitable documentation.

In a ruling, the Madrid choose answered that the info beneath investigation included “processes of awarding different contracts, by Red.es, among others to the UTE composed of the entities Innova Next—a company of the Barrabés Group—, SLU Business School, and The Valley.” In one other ruling, from this Tuesday, Peinado has urged to establish the one who, he factors out, signed the judicial summons to Begoña Gómez, whose initials, PD, and an “illegible” signature seem, and summons the top of the safety service. from La Moncloa for June 19.

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