Only hours before the anticipated wiretapping trial of former president Ricardo Martinelli ’s defense lawyer Carlos Carrillo presented a psychiatric incapacity certificate.
The certificate was signed St. Thomas Hospital, psychiatrist Frank Guelfi runs from March 9 to 31
The information was confirmed by prosecutor Ricaurte González. The trial was due to start at 9 a.m., on Tuesday, March 12.
Martinelli remains has been detained in El Renacer prison since June last year and before that spent a year in a Miami detention center. During his election campaign, Martinelli supporters wore shirts emblazoned with El Loco (The crazy one) in response to reports that he was bipolar.