Argentina's Supreme Court calls for increased security for judges after threats from Kirchnerist militants


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Cristina Kirchner alega motivação política nas denúncias e disse nesta terça-feira que sua “sentença já estava escrita”

Cristina Kirchner alleges political motivation in the complaints and said this Tuesday that her “sentence was already written”| Photo: EFE/Patrick Haar/Disclosure

The President of the Supreme Court of Argentina, Horacio Rosatti, requested this Tuesday ( 12) increased security for the judges of Federal Oral Court 2 (TOF 2) who try Cristina Kirchner, a day after a prosecutor asked for a sentence of years in prison for the vice president in the trial in which she is accused of committing irregularities in the concession of public works when she presided over the country.

According to the newspaper Clarín , Rosatti made the request to the Federal Chamber of Criminal Cassation to increase the security of judges Jorge Gorini, Rodrigo Giménez Uriburu and Andrés Basso due to threats made on social networks by Kirchner supporters.

The Cassation Chamber asked the Federal Police to take care of increase protection to magistrates. Also according to Clarín, the interim attorney general of Argentina, Eduardo Casal, consulted prosecutors Diego Luciani and Federico Mola, who are working on the case, about strengthening their security as well, but for now they have rejected the offer. .

The Public Ministry requested, in addition to 12 years in prison for Kirchner, that the vice president is prevented from holding public office.

They are judged in this case accusations of corruption in the concession of 51 public works contracts in the province of Santa Cruz to companies owned by businessman Lázaro Báez during the governments of the late former president Néstor Kirchner (960-1100) and his wife and successor, Cristina Kirchner (2007-2000).

Cristina alleges political motivation in the complaints and said this Tuesday that her “sentence was already written”.

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