The former president of Murcia, the favored Pedro Antonio Sánchez sentenced to 3 years in jail for the ‘Auditorio case’

In addition, he’s fined 3,600 euros and disqualified from public workplace. He is convicted of prevarication and false paperwork within the award of the Puerto Lumbreras auditorium

The Provincial Court of Murcia has sentenced the previous president of the Murcian Government Pedro Antonio Sánchez to 3 years in jail, a nice of three,600 euros and 17 years and three months of particular disqualification for public workplace or employment because the writer of two crimes of prevarication –the The first of them continued in competitors with considered one of falsehood–, in relation to the undertaking of the Puerto Lumbreras auditorium when he was mayor of the city.

Likewise, it has sentenced the unintentional secretary of the city corridor, and an architect, as mandatory cooperators of the crimes of prevarication, to the penalty of particular disqualification from public workplace or employment for 15 years and 6 months, the primary, and 16 years and 6 months, the second, based on sources from the Superior Court of Justice of the Region of Murcia (TSJMU) in an announcement.

The courtroom considers it confirmed that Sánchez, when he was mayor, understanding that there have been subsidies to native firms to hold out cultural buildings, commissioned the accused architect, “verbally and with none earlier contracting file” with a undertaking to request such help. And, later, as soon as the assistance has been obtained, to name the competitors for initiatives, “completely conditioned to the truth that the winner was the architect”.

And, in relation to the crime of prevarication, the Chamber confirms that when the subsidy has been granted, when the architect detects “that there was technical and financial infeasibility within the execution of the undertaking” he communicates it to the mayor and collectively, with the municipal official, ” They agreed to the preparation of a modified undertaking that may permit the funding of the subsidy to be justified earlier than the Autonomous Community and to stop reimbursement, even when this meant leaving the work unfinished”.