Shortly after the fact that the 13th court of Barcelona has closed the instruction on the macrocause on the preparation of the referendum of the 1-O and issued a writ of indictment against thirty senior officials, the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC) has decided to partially admit the resource of the Prosecutor Y reopen the cauda contre the conseller of Interior, Miquel Buch, for having promoted the referendum when it led the Catalan Association of Municipalities (ACM).
In a car known this Tuesday, the Civil and Criminal Chamber of the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC) has revoked the file of the case against the former mayor of Premià de Mar for alleged disobedience, and has ordered to reopen it to rule on whether Aedil's condition ceded premises for 1-O.
The resolution partially upholds the appeal filed by the Superior Public Prosecutor's Office of Catalonia and revokes the file of the proceedings against Buch, after the same Civil Chamber filed at the end of January the case against him and the mayor of Vilanova i la Geltrú, Neus You will rain In both cases they were accused of an alleged crime of gross disobedience for their support of 1-O, but the court understood that they acted "non-institutional and eminently political functions", not as ediles, but as leaders of "voluntary groupings".
The Office of the Prosecutor appealed this decision and pointed out several facts that in his opinion would be crimes because "they would be Mr. Buch in his capacity as mayor of Premià, and not as president of the ACM". According to the Public Ministry, the consellera "would have signed a decree on September 7, 2017, showing his support for the referendum and would have offered premises that could be used as polling stations during the day" of 1-O.
The Prosecutor's Office also points to several emails that Buch and Lloveras have sent, under their condition as presidents of the respective municipal entities, to the mayors of Catalonia. In one, they were asked for confirmation on whether the premises of each municipality where the polling stations would be installed would be the same as those used in previous elections. In another, information was provided on the preparation of informative posters for the electoral campaign of the referendum.