King of Spain and his family can summon a corruption case News

Husband of the Infanta Cristina, sister of King Philip VI, Inaki Urdangarin, is in respect of  a criminal case of theft of 5.8 million euros, he was part of the leadership of the charitable organization, the Institute Noos. According to the prosecution, Urdangarin and his partner Diego Torres urged the administration of various cities and autonomous communities (the Balearic Islands, the Autonomous Community of Valencia and the Autonomous Community of Madrid) to sign agreements with the Institute for works, many results of which were not existed.Then the money allegedly displayed on their accounts. They were charged with forgery, fraud and embezzlement of public funds.

On Wednesday, the lawyers Diego Torres stated that they intend to call as witnesses in the case of almost 700 people – including King Philip VI, his parents, Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, Infanta Elena his sister and her ex-husband Jaime de Marichalar, Duchess Badahosskuyu Pilar ( Juan Carlos’s sister), Greek and Danish Princess Irina (sister Reina Sofia). Protecting Diego Torres said that members of the royal family were aware of the machinations of the Institute Noos.

In addition, the lawyers want his testimony to be given to Princess Corinna Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn (German princess and a businesswaman, a close friend of Juan Carlos), Minister of Education, Culture and Sport Jose Ignacio Wert, former members of the Spanish cabinet minister Rodrigo Rato and Alberto Ruis- Gallardon, the former head of the government of the Autonomous Community of Valencia Francisco Camps, the mayor of Valencia, Rita Barbera and others.

Diego Torres argues that “never did anything without informing”,- said the Royal House.

Prosecutor demands to jail Urdangarina for 19.5 years, and the organization “Clean Hands” – 26.5 years. In this case, Torres faces up to 15.6 years in prison.