Fernando Alvarado, Patricio Pacheco, Pablo Yánez and Carlos Bravo have been called to trial in case SECOM
The judge of the National Court of Justice, Sylvia Sánchez, called the former communication secretary, Fernando Alvarado, for trial for the alleged crime of embezzlement in SECOM. He also did it with Patricio Pacheco, Pablo Yánez and Carlos Bravo. The penalty for this crime ranges from 10 to 13 years in prison.
In addition, it ordered that the precautionary measures imposed in the trial evaluation and preparatory hearing be maintained.
AHORA | Jueza Sylvia Sánchez llama a juicio a Fernando A., Pablo Y., Patricio P. y Carlos B., como presuntos coautores del delito de peculado. Además, dispuso que se mantengan las medidas cautelares impuestas en la audiencia de evaluación y preparatoria de juicio. pic.twitter.com/Cf5vzCmYpw— Fiscalía Ecuador (@FiscaliaEcuador) 3 de abril de 2019
In recent days, Sanchez accepted the request for revocation of preventive detention of Pacheco.
However, the magistrate issued a ban on her leaving the country and a daily presentation before the competent authority.
On Friday, March 8, the Attorney General, Ruth Palacios, accused four defendants in the case as co-authors of embezzlement. In the list is the former National Secretary of Communication, Fernando Alvarado. In addition, the Attorney General’s Office asked the judge to issue the summons to trial against everyone. (I)