The former Victor Campos and the exj of Cabinet of the Ministry of tourism, Rafael Betoret, admit committing improper passive bribery. Francisco Camps has announced his resignation as President of the Generalitat. Accepting the indictment, the defendants avoided a trial open to paying the fine; the fixing of the penalty will correspond to the President of the Court. Operation Gurtel: chronology of the investigation into alleged corruption. Two of the four processed in the so-called cause of costumes of the Gurtel plot have pleaded guilty Wednesday of an offence of passive bribery improper complying with the highest penalty for avoiding an open trial. They are the exj of Cabinet of the Ministry of tourism, and the former of the Generalitat Valenciana, Victor Campos, Rafael Betoret.
The Superior Court of Justice of the Valencian Comunitat has confirmed that the fixing of the penalty for both will correspond to the President of the Court of the jury, Juan Climent, who will issue a verdict in the coming days. Another of the defendants, Francisco Camps, has not submitted to the Court. However, in the afternoon, he announced his resignation as President of the Generalitat valenciana. The suspension of judgment will only occur if all the defendants given their agreement with the writing of the accusation. Without statements fields came to the headquarters of the TSJCV to the 08.25 h accompanied by lawyer Javier Boix; for its part, Betoret, current Protocol of the Diputacion de Valencia j, arrived at the courthouse about 10: 30 h to foot next to his lawyer, and refused to make statements to the numerous media crowd at the gates of the Court. Act on Wednesday assumed the conformation of Betoret and fields with the writings of the accusation and the acceptance of the more severe penalty for the offence of improper passive bribery related to the acceptance of gifts by the ringleaders of the plot Gurtel. According to various sources of PP, until now the most reluctant to go through this procedure would Ricardo Costa, who has dropped on the 11.30 h Regional Chamber where has attended a plenary session on the Mediterranean corridor without making statements to the media. I have nothing to say and when you have something to say I’ll say it, it has confined itself to declare.
Support of the Council for its part, the Vice President of the Valencian Government, Paula Sanchez de Leon, has offered unwavering support of the autonomic Executive to its president, regardless of the decision taken relating to its processing in the so-called cause of costumes. Sanchez de Leon has made these statements to journalists in the hallways of Les Corts Valencianes. The Vice-Chairperson of the Council and Minister of Presidency has ensured that Camps will be that decides what to do: when the President has something to say, when there is any news to give, do not have the slightest doubt that it shall and will be know, it has been claimed.