Updated: 09.23.2022 1:54 p.m.
The Barcelona Court has confirmed that the alleged macro-case against drug trafficking and police corruption investigated by Judge Joaquín Aguirre was a bluff. After twelve years of legal proceedings, both the police informer, alleged mastermind of the so-called Macedonian casesuch as the deputy inspector of the Mossos d’Esquadra, the only agent who finally sat down on the bench, have been acquitted. The sentence condemns another twelve people for crimes against public health and possession of prohibited weapons.
The Macedonian caserelated to an alleged plot of drug trafficking and police corruption, broke out twelve years ago. In December 2021, 17 defendants sat on the bench, including agents and an informer, considered the mastermind of the plot. But what had to be a macro cause, in which the former commissioner even intervened as a witness Jose Manuel Villarejo during the instruction, it was diluted with the passage of time
The Prosecutor’s Office had requested sentences of between four and eleven years in prison, although five of them opted for compliance, for which they were sentenced to lesser sentences.
At the oral hearing, he testified Josep Lluis Trapero the important of the Mossos dismissed as head of the regional police after the remodeling carried out with the arrival of ERC to the Ministry of the Interior. Trapero assured that the instruction tried to discredit the work of a prosecutor, that of an informer and that of the Mossos in charge of the investigation. The judge came to charge the important in this macro cause, which over the years has been diluted.