The deputy demands 10 years in prison and a fine of $ 7 million against the defendants in the Super Tucanos case
The Public Prosecution demanded a court, on Tuesday, to impose a 10-year prison sentence and pay a fine of $7 million against those accused of crimes. $3.5 million in bribes taken It is distributed by the Brazilian airline (Embraer) for use as a supplier of Eight Super Tucano planes.
The The trial was broadcast in the third collective court From the national boycott against Retired Major General Pedro Rafael Peña Antonio, former defense minister; Colonel Carlos Piccini Nunez, former Director of Special Projects for the Dominican Air Force (FAD), and entrepreneur Daniel Aquino Hernandez, as well as 4D Business Group and Magycor.
Prosecutor Isis de la Cruz, of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office for Administrative Corruption Prosecution (Pepca), explained that the Public Prosecution Office today presented official conclusions about what is Operation Super Tucano, Demand the conviction of each accused.
“In this case, the Public Prosecution Office requested a 10-year prison sentence for Daniel Aquino Hernandez, Ramon Piccini Nunez and Pina Antonio,” he said. committing the crimes they were accused of. Likewise, she has asked to pay a fine of US$7 million.”
For both companies, pay A fine of 100 minimum wage.
The representative of the Public Prosecution explained that in the next session, the defenses will present their conclusions and then later a commentary note from the Public Prosecution if necessary.
“In this case, the prosecution The facts of the accusation are proven He is confident of the outcome that the court will give.”
“We understand that the conviction has already been won and that we have presented all the evidence against the accused that proves their responsibility in these events,” he added.
De la Cruz provided details of the process when answering questions from journalists from various media outlets at the Ciudad Nueva Palace of Justice, after the hearing.
The prosecution was represented at the hearing by Isis de la Cruz, José Miguel Marmolejos, Ernes Mila, Rosa Picardo and Rosa Alba Garcia.
The indictment began last November to indict the accused with bribery, money laundering and illicit enrichment, in the case being heard by Judges Arlen Ventura Jiménez (President), Leticia Martinez Noboa and Milagros Mercedes Ramirez Cabrera at this point.
The process started in 2016 and onwards The indictment was filed in 2017. Now it continues to the substantive trial stage.
As for this case of administrative corruption, Embraer, which admitted to handing out bribes, was sentenced in 2018 to pay 7 million and 40 thousand dollars to the Dominican State.
The Bebka accuses the group of accused Violating several articles of the Dominican Penal Code, Law No. 448-06 on Bribery in Trade and Investment, and Old Law 72-02 on Money Laundering.
Covered investigations into this case Track money transfers in the country And offshore, analyzing and verifying assets, checking bank account movements, as well as locating and investigating assets.
The court gave the Public Prosecution three hours to present its findings.
After completing today’s agenda, the court ordered that the session continue on May 11, at 2:00 in the afternoon. In addition, set the turn of the defenses on the 19th of this month, starting at 9:00 AM.