The Judge of Madrid who investigates the case of kicking on the door has agreed to archive the cause for five of the six policemen so far accounted for. It is about the agents who complied with the order of their superior to knock down the door of the floor in which a party was being celebrated without respecting the regulations against the coronavirus.
The criminal proceeding by an allegedly of renovation of residence follows against the sub-inspector that directed the operation. The Instructor Judge continues the criterion of the Prosecutor's Office of Madrid, who supports moving forward towards a jury trial, but at the moment only against police command.
Next, it definitively file - that is, that it could not reopen - the cause against the other five police officers in application of one of the causes of liability exemption that collects Article 20 of the Criminal Code: Obra " Compliance with a duty or in the legitimate exercise of a right, office or position ".
The decision of the judge is not definitive and can be appealed to the provincial audience of Madrid. That is the intention of the lawyer of the accusation, Juan Gonzalo Ospina.
The magistrate has also agreed to take a statement to those who were at the party, as witnesses, and gather documentation about housing rental. He has not accepted, as the accusation wanted, to join the cause of the information they gave account of the support of the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, to the actuation of the agents.Updated Date: 20 October 2021, 06:07