the last day of the trial of Puerto Tuesday operation in Madrid, Julia Patricia Santamaria has not asked Eufemiano Fuentes – as he had yet offered on the second day of the hearing, January 30 – to reveal the names of many famous sports clients. The judge, who had to listen to for more than three Best Meat Grinder hours of closing arguments the defense has just asked him to take the floor one last time, as permitted by law in a criminal trial. “Yes, ma’am,” replied the doctor Canary against which the prosecution requested two years in prison for “endangering public health.”
“WASHING THE SPANISH SPORT”
In a small notebook he had previously scribbled a few sentences. His lawyer would have preferred it is not expressed. So Eufemiano Fuentes submitted to reassure him before approaching the microphone: “I’m not a lawyer but I can assure you that in 35 years of medical career, I have never harmed the health of One of my patients. I always ensured their health and none of my patients do not complain of my action. ” Close ban.
Santamaria said the judge “finished” the trial the prosecutor and attorney general had wanted to “copy” for “washing Spanish sport” in their indictment charged against Eufemiano Fuentes they accuse of having been the center of a extensive network of blood doping until its completion in 2006.
The hearings, which began Jan. 28 have been completed but it will take “at least a month and a half” according to the spokesman of the court of Madrid to hear the judgment. And whether the argument of Tomas Valdivielso, who asked for his client’s acquittal, the judge will be convinced. In his final argument, counsel believed that the trial had no evidence of a criminal offense against public health from his client. “The blood is not considered a drug by the Spanish Penal Code and Dr. Fuentes has always taken the necessary precautions conservation as noted by the laboratory of Barcelona” – which are kept in pockets blood seized during the operation, said in substance physician advice Canaries.
A BOOK IN PROJECT
Interviewed by Le Monde, Eufemiano Fuentes and his lawyer said they no longer wished to speak to the statement of judgment. But then, it was another story. The good doctor has promised to write a book. Contrary to the view of the judge Santamaria, there has perhaps not yet quite finished with the Operation Puerto …