Reportedly the priest Horacio Corbacho, one of the clerics two clerics charged in the sexual abuse of boys deaf and hard of hearing at the institute Antonio Próvolo of Mendoza, declared before the justice, at the request of the defense. However, it transpired that the person will not answer questions of the complaint and is subject to only the questions of the prosecution and the defense.
As reported, the hearing will take place starting at 8 in the morning. Corbacho declared to the prosecutor Gustavo Stroppiana, will be the first time you do it, because before he had refused to do so.
So far, the cause has five other detainees. This is 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 located in Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza.
Sergio Salinas, the attorney for plaintiff, emphasized that the declaration of Corbacho will be «by order of the defendant«, at the same time indicated that «we are the judicial body of the preparatory criminal investigation«.
According to Salinas is awaiting the results of DNA studies, expertise computer of the items, and computers, are abducted during raids by 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 are 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.