Rosario Robles Berlanga, who is in pretrial detention in the Santa Martha Acatitla prison, has tested positive for COVID-19, her daughter Mariana Moguel Robles said.
In his Twitter account, he denounced that they do not do diagnostic tests for coronavirus in Penitentiary Centers and demanded that they be applied to the entire population of the prison after the report of cases.
You have mild symptoms, headache, throat and body pain, but have double vaccination; will be treated by the doctors of the penitentiary center, Moguel Robles told Milenio Television.
Judge Ganther denied my mother’s freedom on the grounds that her health was not at risk. Today @Rosario_Robles_ tested positive for #COVID like dozens of women in Sta. Martha. They do not do tests in prisons. We demand evidence for all, because as #RosarioHayMiles
— Mariana Moguel Robles (@Mariana_Moguel) January 18, 2022
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On December 28, Rosario Robles had won an amparo granted by Judge Augusto Mejía Ojeda, who ordered “to annul the sentences by which the control judge has confirmed the preventive detention” and ordered that a new hearing be held to review the precautionary measures, which opened the possibility of even, be released.
However, on December 30, after two years and four months of pretrial detention, Judge Ganther Alejandro Villar Ceballos reiterated to keep the former official in pretrial detention, who is accused of the crime of improper exercise of public office, and without having been tried.
At the hearing, Villar Ceballos said that house arrest “is not appropriate in view of age and neither is it related to having a condition that reduces his functional activities, which determines that his internment is incompatible, especially since his ailments have been treated by the prison authorities.”
This, because Robles and his defense had argued during the process that his state of health has deteriorated due to falls inside his cell and his hypertension had aggravated.
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Robles Berlanga is the only former secretary of state criminally accused of La Estafa Maestra, the mechanism that occurred in 11 government agencies, in which they made agreements with universities for alleged services, and they subcontracted ghost companies, so the money disappeared.
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