Horacio Corbacho (58), one of the accused in the case of presntos child abuse deaf and hard of hearing of the Institute Antonio Próvolo, declared this morning before the justice. It is one of the most complicated and are in pretrial detention for the duration of the research process.
According to the prosecutor Gustavo Stroppiana, the accused, in principle, respond to the questions of his attorney, Paul Kletzl, and then see if you agree to submit to questions by the Prosecutor’s office, although it is speculated that that will not happen.
In the cause there are five other detainees: the cure Nicolas Corradi, who had already been accused of abuse in Verona, Italy, and complies with house arrest; the altar boy George a Staff, two administrative employees, which also fulfilled roles of gardening, José Luis Ojeda and Armando Gomez and the nun japanese Kosaka Kumiko, who so far is the only one that provided a statement and denied involvement in the incident.
The accused are investigated by at least 27 cases of abuse committed against children, hard of hearing and deaf-mutes who were interned in the religious Institute
«We are the judicial body of the preparatory criminal investigation,» said the attorney, plaintiff, Sergio Salinas, who emphasized that the declaration of Corbacho will be done «by the request of the accused.»
The lawyer added: «they Are waiting for the result of the DNA of the semen found in the underwear of one of the victims in last December and the expert computer elements and computer kidnapped» during raids at the institute.
On the other hand, this week, the Justice accepted the request for a protective association of animals to intervene as a plaintiff in a case of bestiality, which is separated from the cause by abuse in the Próvolo after testimony of the boys, mainly against the former employee Ojeda.
It is the «Association Reunion for Animal Life» (Asoreva), represented by the lawyer Oscar Mellado, who had to amend a court filing made in may last by «technical errors» which was later accepted by the court of Guarantees, by Patricia Alonso.
«They’re going to appoint veterinarians to review and make inquiries to the animals that still live where does the institute currently closed following allegations, to determine if they were also abused,» said Mellado