Daniel Obligado 20220806

While the trial for Public Works progresses, the Pope Francisco he met with Daniel Horacio Obligadoone of the judges who dismissed the vice president Cristina Kirchner in the cause Hotesur and Los Sauces.

Obligado integrates the Federal Oral Court (TOF) No. 5 and witnessed the traditional Saturday audience of the Supreme Pontiff, according to information in the press release and the Vatican. Similarly, they did not specify details about the meeting between the two.

Federal Judge Daniel Obligado.
The Vatican statement 20220806
Vatican statement.

However, he not only met with the magistrate, but also met with the ambassador of Ukraine before the Holy See, who later stated that Francis will visit kyiv in September.

The role in the Hotesur and Los Sauces case

Obligado was the one who, together with his peer Adrián Grünberg, issued at the end of last November the dismissal of both the vice president, as well as her children Maximo and Florencia Kirchner. In this sense, the businessmen Lázaro Báez, Fabián De Sousa, Cristóbal López and all the other defendants were also dismissed.

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Adrian Grunberg and Daniel Obligado.

With two votes in favor and one against, from Judge Adriana Palliotti, the court considered that the evidence gathered, especially in the accounting expertise, demonstrated the absence of damage and, consequently, of crime.

They involve Máximo Kirchner in the trial of public works

In a 375-page resolution, the TOF resolved: “Even though the importance weighing on investigations of crimes against the public administration cannot be ignored, it is not possible to avoid that their persecution must always be done with the law in hand and in full observance”.

In this way, one of the most complicated cases against the Kirchners was dropped, since they alleged that the transfers of funds had a legal origin. Although the prosecution requested annulment of dismissals to proceed to an oral trial, the attempts were unsuccessful.

RdC / ED

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