The cabinet of the former vice president of the Generalitat Valenciana Mónica Oltra did not deal with the issue of the minor abused by the ex-husband of the leader of Compromís until the Prosecutor's Office informed them that he had opened proceedings. This is attested by the police in a report dated May 10 and sent to the court in which it states that there are only emails referring to the case from August 8, 2017, when the department opened an information file after learning that a judicial investigation was underway.
The head of the Court of Instruction 15 of Valencia has lifted, after six months, the secrecy of the piece in which the communications between the former vice president of the Valencian Government and the members of her cabinet have been investigated in order to check if there was any communication that revealed that the department knew the case prior to the decision of the Prosecutor's Office and maneuvered to try to hide or minimize it. However, the only communications referring to the subject are those that crossed the center where the minor was admitted and the territorial direction of Valencia, but not with the cabinet of the vice president, of Compromís. In her statement to the court, the former vice president insisted that she learned of the case of the abuses on August 4, 2017, when she received a judicial notification at her home and that she did not know the work that the technicians of her department had been doing since February of that year, when the victim, who was then 14 years old, denounced the facts. The abuse case ended in 2019 with a five-year prison sentence for her ex-husband, Luis R. Icardi.
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The case in which Oltra is investigated, and which led to his resignation, comes from a complaint from an association chaired by the former founder of Vox Cristina Seguí and focuses on the management of the department that Oltra directed on the case of the minor. In addition to the former vice president, a dozen officials are charged. Both the Prosecutor's Office and the Superior Court of Justice, with their indictment, indicated that the leader of Compromís should submit to the investigation to resolve the "initial suspicion" of a possible agreement between her and several officials to hide the case. The superior prosecutor of the Valencian Community, Teresa Gisbert, supported the accusation of the vice president of the Valencian Government and pointed out that Oltra knew the case before it was judicialized and that, after the complaint was filed for the abuses, he issued a verbal order to "distort the credibility of the minor" and hide the facts. The court considered that there are "a series of plural indications that, taken together, make us suspect the possible existence of a concert between Mrs. Oltra and various officials in her charge, with the purpose, either to protect her then partner (...), or to protect the political career of the aforada". In the same indictment, the magistrates said: "It is true that there is no direct evidence that links these unique procedures with the aforada," but even so they considered that the indications "suggest that they were orchestrated precisely for that purpose."
In the piece on the communications of the members of the cabinet of Mónica Oltra, the possible deletion of emails denounced by the same Seguí has also been investigated. According to the report of a technician, also incorporated into the cause, the complaint is nothing more than a "misunderstanding" since what proceeded to disable the Generalitat was the domain @cv.gva.es, initially created to provide email accounts to citizens, but which, in no case, are email addresses used by workers of the Public Administration.
Apart from this piece, the judge also instructs another, the main one, in which the management of the case is investigated. The Superior Court of Justice of the Valencian Community appreciated indications that the leader of Compromís maneuvered, with others, to hinder the investigation into her ex-partner and decided to impute her. The then vice-president of the Generalitat resigned days later. Although Compromís left the door open to recover Oltra until the last minute before the official presentation of the lists to the regional elections, the cause has been prolonged in time and has prevented the candidacy.
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