The court accepts that the Town Hall assumes the possible conviction of the illegal dump

The court accepts that the Town Hall assumes the possible conviction of the illegal dump

eugenio heads. The Court of First Instance and Instruction number 1 of Torrox has issued an order in which it accepts the bond deposited by the Nerja City Council to cover the possible civil conviction of the mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo (PP), and the councilor for Urbanism and Housing, Nieves Atencia (PP), for the case of the illegal landfill of the Río de la Miel.

As stated in the resolution to which SUR has had access, the judge declares "enough" the bond established to guarantee the required responsibilities, which amounts to 10,738,110.49 euros. It does so after the decree signed by the First Deputy Mayor, Francisco Arce (PP), in which it is argued that, according to the legal reports, the alleged civil liability of these two politicians, in case of conviction, would be faced, of In a subsidiary manner by the City Council, when the events occur in the exercise of their public positions, for which they are consolidated "as officials of the City Council."

The prosecutor requests a sentence of two years in prison and 18 months of disqualification for Armijo and Atencia, as well as for seven businessmen in the area for an alleged crime against natural resources and the environment.

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