A case of corruption near the socialist leader Carmela Silva, President of the Diputación de Pontevedra

The Popular Party of Galicia has long maintained a continuous siege of appearances and communications to force the resignation of the president of the Provincia

A case of corruption near the socialist leader Carmela Silva, President of the Diputación de Pontevedra

The Popular Party of Galicia has long maintained a continuous siege of appearances and communications to force the resignation of the president of the Provincial Council of Pontevedra, the leader of PSDEG Carmela Silva, after confirming the Supreme Court the condemnation of an official of the City Council of Vigo for a saved plan for hidden hiring from her sister-in-law.

Sala II of the Supreme Court has confirmed a five-year sentence and three months in prison imposed by the Pontevedra hearing to the aforementioned Vigo official, Francisco Javier Gutiérrez Orúe, at that head of participation and citizen attention in a corporation chaired by Abel Knight as mayor and in which Carmela Silva is Councilor and Lieutenant Mayor.

The sentence of Supreme condemns him for a continued crime of prevarication in a medial contest with a crime of embezzlement of public flows and another of falsehood in mercantile document, and also imposes absolute disabling for a period of nine years and one day.

After making this firm sentence, Pontevedra PP charges began to ask for political explanations for the current president of the Diputación, which on Tuesday culminated with the request for resignation of all his positions at the local and provincial level. She asked for her spokesman for the Pontevedra Popular Party and mayor of Cabledo-cotobade, Jorge Cubela, in an appearance in which he pointed out that she should leave the position "by political responsibility, by ethics and by dignity".

"Behind the official, there is a political decision, in which he becomes an irregular manner to the sister-in-law of the President of the Diputación de Pontevedra," the spokesman for the popular argued in the provincial organism. In addition, he distributes responsibilities between her and Abel Knight, then "Hides Carmela Silva, hides the mayor of Vigo, hides the PSOE and looks the provincial BNG to the other hand."

The PP loads inks against the Socialists because it believes that "it is not a plot," but it is a direct relative of the President of the Diputación and, in addition, by "very serious crimes", prevarication, embezzlement and documentary falsehood by Giving work to Carmela Silva's husband's sister, who, according to Jorge Cubela, "received 108,000 euros for some work that, in addition, did not do."

The sentence of Supreme also ratifies the conviction to Ramón Comesaña Alonso, administrator of the company IMesapi, as a necessary cooperator of a continued crime for falsification of mercantile document, in a medial contest with a crime of embezzlement of public flows. The penalty of it is one year and six months in prison and absolute disqualification for the period of two years and six months.

The Supreme considers that the hiring of the legal systems of public employment supply was made with the collaboration of Comesaña and the coverage of the ESESAPI entity, a company that maintained regular relations with the City Council, and condemns both to indemnify the Local entity with 108,147.22 euros. Given the dimension of the case, the PP considers it "one of the greatest convictions for corruption of the recent history of Galicia" and criticizes that the PSOE "silence and hides".

Regardless responsibilities had been asked from the party in the city itself in which the facts occurred, Vigo. The candidate for the local Presidency of the PP, Marta Fernández Tapias, demanded explanations to those who "throw the stone and hide the hand" in this matter, in allusion to Abel Knight and Carmela Silva.

The mayor reproaches you that "it is okay to talk about the lights, but you also have to talk about the plugs. There are many lights on the street and many shadows in the concello," in reference to the Christmas lighting of the city.

Pon Secretary of Pontevedra, Luis López, also asked both to come out of his hiding place and assume his political responsibility "before this plot of corruption and pointed out that" in any democratic party, before a firm sentence of such serious crimes, They would have already been taken political responsibilities. "

The Provincial Deputy of the Popular Party Pepa Pardo sees this "incomprehensible and unacceptable" silence and censures the "indifferent" attitude of the BNG in the provincial government, since it is a government partner in the Diputación de Pontevedra.

Updated Date: 07 December 2021, 22:55

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