|The 13 citizens who were accused of sabotaging the 30s go to trial |
Por: Redacción Electrónica de Noticias
Police and military are not the only ones involved in the trials that have been developed by the events of September 30. Now, a group of 13 people are added to the list of accused by the prosecution.
This is because the Fifth Criminal Guarantees Judge of Pichincha, Raúl Martínez Muñoz, welcomed the opinion of the prosecutor Gustavo Benitez who said the 13 people as guilty of "sabotage and terrorism." This, of instigating the attack and destruction of a public service to the building during the eruption of public media on 30-S.
Yesterday afternoon was issued a summons against the accused: Marcelo Marin, Paul Camacho, Pablo Guerrero, María Alejandra Cevallos, Francisco Endara, Patricio Fajardo, Jose Guerrero, Galo Monteverde, Victor Hugo Erazo, Maria Crespo, Nery Proaño Juan Carlos Carrasco, and Xavier Montesdeoca.
They must respond as suspected of sabotage and terrorism, which the Ecuadorian Penal Code is punishable with rigorous imprisonment from eight to twelve ordinary years. It also ordered the preventive detention against six of them, to ensure his presence.
The judge"s decision did not surprise those involved. Now they are putting together their defense, arguing that the indictment in the process can not be ascertained.
They also analyze ask the Ombudsman to oversee the process.