Military officials to face trial for diverting public funds

Officers face six years in prison for appropriating 300,000 euros from student cafeteria

A court martial will try six military officials for allegedly diverting nearly 300,000 euros in Defense Ministry funds meant to buy cafeteria food for the San Hermenegildo student residence in Seville in the period 2005-2009. Two colonels, two majors, one captain and a sub-lieutenant, as well as two businessmen, face up to six years in prison.

The judge's report notes that while students complained repeatedly about going hungry, managers received gourmet food worth thousands of euros from the suppliers, who provided fake invoices in order to obtain ministry funds.

Para poder comentar debes estar registrado en Eskup y haber iniciado sesión

Darse de alta ¿Por qué darse de alta?

Otras noticias

LATIN AMERICA

Inflation now everyday battle for millions of Argentineans

Francisco Peregil Buenos Aires

Government has refused unions’ request for wage rise to mitigate high prices

Falling oil prices add to economic woes in Venezuela

Reports of shipment of light crude from Algeria suggest President Nicolás Maduro is now taking a more pragmatic attitude

“We must raise our voices, scream louder than the bullets”

Thousands of students in Mexico City protest disappearance of 43 students

Lo más visto en...

» Top 50

Webs de PRISA

cerrar ventana