The technical secretary of the Senate Political Coordination Board (Jucopo), José Manuel del Río Virgen, accused of the alleged crime of homicide, was linked to the process.
After a long hearing of almost 24 hours, with a recess, Control Judge Francisco Reyes Contreras found the necessary elements to initiate a trial against him.
After spreading the news, the president of the Jucopo in the Senate, Ricardo Monreal, affirmed in social networks that in Veracruz the principles of due process and the presumption of innocence continue to be violated.
“Unfortunately, the action of the judge and the local authority in the case of Del Río Virgen and others. We will continue to fight the persecuted and the innocent prisoners. Where did the purpose deviate? ”He wrote on Twitter.
Attorney Jorge Reyes Peralta explained that the judge determined a year of preventive detention, as well as three months of complementary investigation.
The judicial determination does not mean that the Senate official is guilty of the alleged homicide against the candidate of the Citizen Movement for mayor of Cazones de Herrera, Remigio Tovar Tovar, but that a trial will begin.
In a very long hearing held at the Pacho Viejo prison, located in the municipality of Coatepec, in the area surrounding the city of Xalapa, the defense of Del Río Virgen presented various witnesses, among them, leaders of the Movimiento Ciudadano party and various expert opinions .