Ricardo Martinelli, upon his arrival at the courts March 27
The trial of former president Ricardo Martinelli will resume Friday, April 5, and not Monday, April 8, as originally announced. said the Court of Judgment, chaired by Judge Roberto Tejeira, in a press release on Thursday, March 29.
The decision is based on the fact that article 372 of the Criminal Procedure Code states that hearings can be, justifiably suspended, for a maximum period of 10 calendar days. The trial of Martinelli is in recess from Wednesday, March 27; therefore, the 10 calendar days are met on April 5.