Afu Says Defense Lawyers Preventing Torrijos From Testifying In The CEMIS Case
Friday, July 20 2012 @ 11:47 AM EDT
Contributed by: Don Winner
Afu further stated "I am already calm. I have asked Santa Librada and God to decide, and if the case falls then it's for him." Afu said he did what no one else has dared to do - to show the $6,000 dollars he was given (as a bribe, in exchange for his vote on the CEMIS project). He said he challenges the former President Martin Torrijos, the lawyer Carlos Carrillo, and Leonel Solis to submit to a polygraph test, to see who is lying. (Estrella)
Editor's Comment: Yup. It's pretty obvious. Torrijos is doing anything and everything to keep from facing justice in the CEMIS case. He does not want to testify under any circumstances. In short, by all appearances he got caught red handed handing out $200,000 dollars in bribe money to PRD politicians in the National Assembly, in order to secure their vote in favor of the CEMIS project back in 2001. All of this came to light back then, but it was buried by the PRD controlled Supreme Court. Once Ricardo Martinelli came to power and the PRD lost control of the Supreme Court, then - WHAP! - the CEMIS case comes back to life to further haunt Martin Torrijos. The simple fact that Torrijos was forced to take the relatively drastic step of resigning from the PARLACEN in order to avoid being tried by the Supreme Court - where he was sure to lose - is an indication of the precariousness of Torrijos' legal and political position. And as far as the CD is concerned - for them it's time to break out the popcorn and watch the show. They will slow-roast the PRD from now until the 2014 elections...