According to the Underlined media, Leal would be summoned for this Tuesday February 28 at noon to testify as investigated. In this sense, this Wednesday, Leal’s lawyer appeared at the Fossati prosecutor’s office to find out why the change of witness was investigated by the former director. Also, he questioned the fact that a meeting that took place in Brazil is being investigated, since it is outside the jurisdiction of the Uruguayan authorities.
The malaise of the Broad Front
After knowing that the front player Gustavo Loyal went from being a witness to being investigated in the investigation carried out by the prosecutor Fossati for the Astesiano case, different leaders of the Broad Front (FA) They were upset by the call to investigate the sociologist.
“Most likely it will end in nothing and the mountain has given birth to a mouse,” he said. Fernando Pereira, president of the party, at a press conference in Mercedes, department of Soriano. For Pereira, the government seeks to “cover up its acts of corruption” with the situation of the Frente Aplista sociologist and pointed out that Justice “cannot prevent” one person from meeting with another.
For his part, the opposition senator Alexander Sanchez He also questioned the prosecutor’s decision and asked at a press conference: “Doesn’t it seem strange that the first question of the politicians is from the opposition, and not from the government, which is the one with this corruption problem?” legislator, it is “very rare” that “by sitting down to talk with the father of someone who is in prison, an investigation is hindered.” Thus, he added: “We are going to defend that people in Uruguay can speak freely with anyone. What is a crime that Leal has spoken with Astesiano’s father?