Deborah Kotichini, former head of the Criminal Intelligence Division of the Southern Provincial Region of the Agency for Investigation (OI), was dismissed and disqualified for 10 years from the exercise of functions in the Public Prosecutor’s Office. He was accused of illegally transmitting information to the Ministry of Provincial Security when it was directed by Marcelo Sen.
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The court decided unanimously. This is the maximum fine that can be imposed and she will be able to appeal. Fundamentals will be released in the coming days.
The allegations were in the disciplinary hearing last Thursday for more than eight hours. After this he went to the fourth inter till Monday afternoon. After the second day, the court decided to meet again on this Tuesday morning and then pronounce the verdict.
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The jury was composed of the attorney general of the province, George Bacalini; his regional colleague from Venado Tuerto, Matias Merlo; socialist deputy Leonella Cattalini; Lawyers representing PJ Senator Alcides Calvo (replacing Armando Trafferi, who excused himself) and Gabriella Caponi Fiorillo.
Cotchini’s defense is in charge of Juan Luis, Minister of Justice in Antonio Bonafatti’s government, who also represents him in the illegal espionage case.