Martinelli lawyers file complaint against New Business prosecutor

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A group of defense lawyers for former President Ricardo Martinelli denounced the superior prosecutor Emeldo Márquez at the Public Ministry on the afternoon of Thursday, June 8.

The complaint was filed by lawyers Ronier Ortiz, Shirley Castañeda, Alejandro Pérez, and Jessica Canto. The jurists also filed a lawsuit in the Public Ministry against the National Immigration Service and the Judiciary for allowing the "protected witness" Henry Mizrachi to leave the country despite being prevented from leaving.

According to the complaint, Mizrachi, one of the witnesses in the hearing of the "New Business" case traveled to the United States from January 2 to 30, 2020.

The lawyers added that this would constitute "a clear violation" and must be investigated. According to the complaint, the alleged crimes denounced are typified in the Judicial Code.