The public ministry on Tuesday asked the court to sentence the accused to 10 years in prison and a $ 7 million fine. Receiving a bribe of US $ 3.5 million Used as a distributor by the Brazilian Aeronautical Company (Embraer) Eight Super Dugano aircraft.
The The trial aired in Third College Court Against the National District Retired Major General Pedro Rafael Pena Antonio, Former Minister of Defense; Col. Carlos Picini Nunes, former director of special projects for the Dominican Air Force (FAD), businessman Daniel Aquino Hernandez and 4D Business Group and Magicore.
Isis de la Cruz, a lawyer with the Office of the Special Advocate for Administrative Corruption (PEPCA), explained that the Ministry of Public Works had given formal decisions on what to do today. Super Dugano Process, Seeks punishment for each of the accused.
In this case, the Ministry of Public Works requested that Daniel Aquino Hernandez, Ramon Piccini Nunes and Pena Antonio be sentenced to 10 years in prison. Commission of Crimes against them. Similarly, it has demanded the payment of a fine of US $ 7 million.
Payment against each company The minimum wage is 100 fines.
The representative of the Public Ministry explained that at the next hearing the defense parties would present their decisions and then restructure the Public Ministry if necessary.
“In this case, the Ministry of Public Works Proved the facts of the charge He is confident of the outcome of the case, “said Tariq al-Hashimi, the party’s secretary general.
“We understand that the sentence has already been won and that we have presented all the evidence against the accused and prove their responsibility in these cases,” he added.
After the trial, de la Cruz gave details of the process while answering questions from journalists from various media outlets at the Ciudad Nueva Palace.
The ministry was represented by Isis de la Cruz, Jose Miguel Marmolejos, Ernis Mella, Rosa Picardo and Rosa Alba Garcia.
The organization, which is prosecuting Justices Arlene Ventura Jimenez (president), Ledicia Martinez Nobova and Milacros Mercedes Ramirez Cabrera, launched the indictment last November on charges of bribery, money laundering and illicit enrichment.
The process began in 2016 and beyond The indictment was filed in 2017. Now it is in a state of considerable testing.
In this administrative corruption case, the Embraer company, which admitted to paying the bribe, was sentenced in 2018 to pay 7 million 40 thousand dollars to the Dominican government.
The Pepco accuses the group of defendants Violated several articles relating to Dominican Penal Code, Law 448-06, Bribery in Trade and Investment and Old Law 72-02, Money Laundering.
This case involves investigations Monitoring money transfers in the country And abroad, analysis and verification of assets, study of bank account operations, as well as location and investigation of the origin of assets.
The court gave the public ministry three hours to present its findings.
The court finalized the agenda for the day and ordered the trial to resume on May 11 at 2:00 p.m. In addition, he planned a security turnaround starting at 9:00 am on the 19th of the current month.