"It is clear, without ambiguity, there can be no doubt, that the Pegasus system existed ... Its disappearance is something else" said. Ricaurte González, the prosecutor in the oral trial of former President Ricardo Martinelli, for allegedly spying on communications of at least 150 people.
"The Pegasus system had the capacity to track 300 people, 300 targets ..."Gonzalez told media
On Wednesday, March 27, the fourth day of proceedings, the Public Ministry reported that six additional proofs had been introduced. "All these elements are indicating the accurate connection of the accused Ricardo Martinelli," said the prosecutor.
Martinelli, once in the courtroom, required attention from the doctor who is present during the trial, at the request of the court chaired by judges Roberto Tejeira (president), Arlene Caballero (rapporteur) and Raúl Vergara (third judge).
A lawyer from the Martinelli defense team said that Martinelli’s blood pressure had risen.
The evidence presented will be discussed in the trial, which will resume April 8 meanwhile the parties in the process will review the seven volumes that contain illegal wiretapping transcripts. The judges have warned that nobody can divulge the contents.
The review will be done from Thursday, March 28 until Friday, April 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and from 2:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Office of the Prosecutor in the Avesa building.
No s**t - his blood pressure had risen? No doubt because he envisions years of prison for his crimes. What other defendant is able to have doctors on site to monitor their "health" and to stop the proceedings for "health reasons." What a crap system this is!