Podemos had filed an appeal to reopen the so-called ‘Carol’ piece
The Criminal Chamber of the National Court has rejected this Friday an appeal presented by Podemos to reopen the so-called piece ‘Carol’, where the alleged commission of the former lover of the king emeritus Corinna Larsen to the retired commissioner José Manuel Villarejo was investigated so that Investigate a personal assistant.
The magistrates of the Third Section have supported the decision of the investigating judge, Manuel García-Castellón, to file the investigations, considering that it has not been possible to prove “even at an initial stage” that Larsen commissioned Villarejo to spy on his personal assistant through your phone calls and emails.
The ‘purple’ formation, which exercises the popular accusation, asked to continue investigating. Specifically, that statements be taken from Larsen, Álvaro Jaime de Orleans-Borbón, Juan Miguel Villar-Mir, Juan Villalonga or Dante Canónica; that letters rogatory be issued to Switzerland, Monaco, Morocco and the United Kingdom; and that an offer of shares be made to the alleged victim of the assignment.
However, the Chamber understands that the proceedings concerned are not pertinent because they refer to events without criminal significance, or in respect of which the dismissal of the proceedings has been agreed, or that are being investigated in the main part, or that in order to be persecuted in Spain require that the aggrieved person or the Public Prosecutor file a complaint.