Trial for alleged defamation of Gonçalo Amaral
The lawyer Marcos Aragão Correia and university professor António Pedro Dores start today to be decided by the Court of Faro, for alleged defamation of former PJ inspector Gonçalo Amaral.
The former inspector, who investigated the disappearance of Jane, daughter of Leonor Cipriano sued both by aludirem publicly that the alleged torture that was targeted during the interrogation of the Joana case.
Aragão Correia, Leonor Cipriano's lawyer, argues that courts have already found as a fact that his client was tortured, although the Public Ministry (MP) to maintain the charge in the libel suit that has Gonçalo Amaral as the complainant.
Remember that, in the case of alleged torture of Leonor Cipriano, Gonçalo Amaral was convicted of the crime of false testimony, one year and six of imprisonment, suspended for the same period.
The trial should have started in February but was postponed due to a pending appeal, brought by Antonio Pedro Dores, professor and chair of the Association Against Exclusion for Development (ACED).
Marcos Aragão Correia enrolled as defense witnesses the current Chairman of the Lawyers, Antonio Marinho Pinto, EAA former director of the Prison Odemira, Ana Maria Calado.
Postponed the trial for defamation of Gonçalo Amaral
The trial of lawyer Marcos Aragão Correia and university professor António Pedro Dores, for defamation of former PJ inspector Gonçalo Amaral, was postponed again today to April 18, said a source close to the process.
According to the lawyer told reporters Antonio Pedro Dores, the only one involved in the process appear in court, Gonçalo Amaral, asked to be heard through videoconferencing.
Absent was also the lawyer Marcos Aragão Correia, who lived in Funchal, which have made the same application to the Court of Faro, requiring that the trial has been postponed for the second time.
The former inspector, who investigated the disappearance of Jane, daughter of Leonor Cipriano sued both by aludirem publicly that the alleged torture that was targeted during the interrogation of the Joana case..
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