The Infanta Cristina, the youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain, will appear before Judge Jose Castro, who is investigating the alleged embezzlement of public funds is involved in her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin. The office said it will appeal.
Cristina was subpoenaed to testify on April 27, to present evidence of being able to consent to his relationship with the King was used by Urdangarin and his partner, Diego Torres, in the alleged illegal activities of the institute Nóos, headed by her husband, might constitute ‘complicity’ in the crimes allegedly committed.
Following the complaint, the anti-corruption prosecutor announced that it will appeal the judge’s decision on the grounds that there is no evidence that relate to criminal activities of the institute. La Casa del Rey expressed surprise at “repositioning” of Judge José Castro, by deciding to impute to the Infanta Cristina, but expressed “full compliance” with the decision of the DPP to appeal this action.
The statement of the infant is scheduled at the courthouse in Palma de Mallorca in the context of the case investigating the alleged diversion of six million euros (7.680 billion dollars) of public funds.
Urdangarin is charged since December 2011 and has testified twice in February 2012 and February 2013. In the latter dissociated his wife and the royal house of their activities and said it never authorized or endorsed business Nóos Institute. December last year was removed from the official activities of the Spanish royal family.