Opposition chief Antonio Ledezma reported that he refused to make statements from the Madrid Public Prosecutor’s Workplace, through telecoms, to the Venezuelan Public Prosecutor’s Workplace; He claimed his case was on the Worldwide Prison Courtroom: “I’ve to testify earlier than that court docket.”
Final Thursday, Ledezma went to the Spanish Public Prosecutor’s workplace, for which she had been summoned by way of a correspondence handed to her by an official of the Civil Guard in Madrid.
In accordance with a press launch, he appeared on the appointed time at 3:00 pm on the Public Prosecution headquarters, the place he was acquired by outstanding authorities and Spanish prosecutor Jose Miguel Combam to attend his case and clarify the explanations for the request. to look. The previous mayor of the capital was assisted by lawyer Blas Jesus Emproda, former president of the Worldwide Prison Bar Affiliation and at present a member of the Common Council of Spanish Legal professionals.
He emphasised that “the summons got here in response to a request for mutual help in prison issues.”
On leaving the assembly with the Spanish Public Prosecutor, he lashed out “They wished me to announce, through distant data expertise, to the officers of the equipment of persecution serving Nicolás Maduro, that every part associated to file MP / 15148/2022, associated to the trial they got here up in opposition to me and accused me with false proof of treason and hyperlink to overthrow him.
Ledezma pressured that “this case is below investigation on the Worldwide Prison Courtroom and I need to declare earlier than that court docket as I’ve already achieved on repeated events, as I’ve additionally achieved earlier than the United Nations Fee on Truth-Willpower. In fact I refused to testify as a result of I’ve nothing to declare to that dictatorship which doesn’t I do know it as a result of I’m a part of the unlawful regime that commits crimes in opposition to humanity.
He confirmed the arguments he offered earlier than the Spanish Public Prosecutor’s Workplace:
“I can hardly expose myself to this Madurista hoax,” I declare to a physique just like the Venezuelan Public Prosecutor’s Workplace, whose chief, Tarik William Saab, has been sanctioned since January 19, 2018 by the European Union, a political activist of that pseudo-revolution who runs a “police station coverage” devoted to giving Judicialization of politics, to persecute dissidents, to restore crimes dedicated in opposition to Fernando Albán, in opposition to Cap. Rafael Acosta Arevalo, Inspector Oscar Pérez and his companions pierced with bullets in Caracas, of scholars like Neumar Lander, of Bernalet, of Valenilla, of Canizales, torture in opposition to Captain Caguaaribano , in opposition to Laurent Salih, Filca Fernandez, Wilmer Azoges, in opposition to Common Baduel, Franklin Brito, Rodolfo González, Vasco da Costa, among the many many victims of torture supported by the unlawful public prosecutor’s workplace in Venezuela.
As well as, he warned that Maduro seeks to “distort” the stage of investigation he’s going by way of on the Worldwide Prison Courtroom “by launching this disguise, pretending that they’re busy publishing hundreds of information and complaints filed in The Hague Courtroom” and sentences have been handed in opposition to them. “That’s the reason I refuse to fall into this lure, taking into account that I used to be by no means a beneficiary of due course of whereas in Venezuela.”
“I had just one listening to for me and so they requested to serve 26 years in jail, additionally the individual immediately answerable for these arbitrary arrests and killings is Maduro, he issued arrest and killing orders, a part of that lethal triangle of which they’re additionally half Gustavo Gonzalez Lopez and the Prosecutor Kathryn Harrington”.