The trial for the Road Cause is in its final stretch, and before the Federal Oral Court (TOF) 2, delivers its verdict, this Tuesday Cristina Kirchner You will have a chance to defend yourself one last time.
This, because at the current stage of the trial, each of the defendants, including the vice presidenthas the right to present his last argument, so this Tuesday will be the turn to Cristina Kirchner.
Cristina Kirchner He will present his last statements at 9:30 a.m. through the Zoom platform and before judges Jorge Gorini, Rodrigo Giménez Uriburu and Andrés Basso. Although the details of his defense are not yet known, there is great expectation for what will be his last speech at the trial.
Prior to the defense of the vice president, Lázaro Báez, Mauricio Collareda, Raúl Daruich, Julio De Vido and Abel Fatala spoke last Friday. Meanwhile, this Tuesday the latest allegations of Héctor Garro, Carlos Santiago Kirchner and José López will also be presented.
After that, the Court must establish a date to issue the final verdict of the trial, which is expected to occur in December. Although it is expected that before the end of the year those involved will be found guilty or not, the sentences would only be determined until next year.
It should be remembered that prosecutors Diego Luciani and Sergio Mola requested convictions for the 13 defendants. In the case of the vice president, the request is 12 years in prison and disqualification for life from holding public office.
This, since they accuse her of being the head of an “illicit association” and of fraudulent administration for irregularities in the national public works in Santa Cruz between 2003 and 2015.
The times that Cristina Kirchner spoke at the trial
Since the case began, more than three and a half years ago, the former president He spoke twice before the judges: in his investigative statement on December 2, 2019, when the debate was still in person, prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
Then, she spoke again in September of this year, virtually at the pleadings stage, when she used the right to exercise her own defense as a lawyer.