Prosecutors ask 10 years jail sentence for Angel Rondón in Odebrecht trial

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The Public Prosecutor’s Office asked the judges of the First Collegiate Court of the National District to sentence the six accused of receiving US$92 million in bribes paid by the Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht to 10 and 5 years in prison.



The members of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office for the Prosecution of Administrative Corruption (Pepca) asked for a sentence of 10 years for Angel Rondon and Victor Diaz Rua, seven years in prison for lawyer Conrado Pittaluga and five years in prison for former senators Andres Bautista and Tommy Galan and former dams director, Roberto Rodriguez.



The prosecutors also requested the confiscation of billions in assets of the accused in favor of the state.



The case presided by judge Gisselle Mendez continues on Wednesday, 28 July 2021 at the First Collegiate Court with the statements by the defense of accused Angel Rondón...

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"The prosecutors also requested the confiscation of billions in assets of the accused in favor of the state."

Remember that "Extintion of Domain" bill we were discussing? This is what it's for.

Too many have made billions, did a little time, and come back to all of the money they have stolen. Time for that to stop.

 

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If they do not recover the money then its pointless.

These guys sitting in jail for 10 years would send a pretty strong message about corruption, don't you think?

I think it would make the PRM a force to be reckoned with for many years to come.
 
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If they do not recover the money then its pointless.

These guys sitting in jail for 10 years would send a pretty strong message about corruption, don't you think?

I think it would make the PRM a force to be reckoned with for many years to come.
PRM/PRD have done more than their fair share of looting the country.
 

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PRM/PRD have done more than their fair share of looting the country
Much, much less than the PLD did. And note that there are very few members of the previous regime in any office now. Some of them are even criticizing their own party now because they got left out.

 

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Much, much less than the PLD did. And note that there are very few members of the previous regime in any office now. Some of them are even criticizing their own party now because they got left out.
That is an opinion that probably doesn't bear up under the facts.