Wednesday, December 7

The Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office denounces the PP candidate for the Cabildo de Tenerife, Lope Afonso, for prevarication


The Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office has denounced the Popular Party (PP) candidate for the Presidency of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Lope Afonso, and the candidate for Mayor of Puerto de la Cruz by CC, Sandra Rodríguez, for alleged prevarication for hiring a worker in the public service company Pamarsa.

Lope Afonso returns to the Tenerife PP after the annulment of his conviction for prevarication

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As you have progressed Radio Club Tenerife, The man was involved in a theft of material in Lago Martiánez (Puerto de la Cruz) four years ago, which led to his dismissal and the initiation of legal proceedings.

The case was filed by the Investigating Court Number 2 of Puerto de la Cruz and now the Prosecutor’s Office has decided to reopen it considering that there are indications of an alleged crime of prevarication by Rodríguez, who served as a councilor for the Treasury, and the Afonso himself, president of Pamarsa as mayor of the city at that time.

Afonso began his career in the New Generations of the PP in 1998 and, from 2011 to 2015, he was third deputy mayor and councilor for Economic Development and Commerce of the Puerto de la Cruz City Council, until in 2015 he became mayor obtaining the best result in the history of the PP in your city.

In 2019 he was head of the list for the Cabildo de Tenerife but months after the elections he left the corporation and his political career after being convicted of prevarication by authorizing two craft markets without the relevant administrative procedure.

In May of last year, the Provincial Court upheld his appeal and annulled the sentence of nine years of disqualification, for which he returned to the party as general coordinator in Tenerife.



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