A former director of Vialidad Araucanía received an alternative exit, in an investigation against him by incompatible negotiation.
A conditional suspension of the procedure was authorized by the Temuco Guarantee Court, in the investigation that was being carried out against the former Regional Highway Director of La Araucanía, Manuel Robles Jiménez, for incompatible negotiation.
The defendant resigned his current position at the MOP, he donated 7 million pesos to charity, will carry out community work and was suspended from public office for one year.
In the investigation it was established that the defendant, exercising his duties as director of the Araucanía region between 2016 and 2018, intervened in the approval of payment statements to an external company where his brother-in-law worked, which corresponds to the crime of incompatible negotiation.
Since in this case the requirements required by law to arrive to an alternative way out and the crime did not generate any tax damage, the Public Ministry and the defense agreed to a conditional suspension of the procedure which was approved by the Temuco Guarantee Court, according to the Ministry's anti-corruption prosecutor. Public, Cristian Crisosto.
In addition, Manuel Robles will execute, free of charge, the plans for the construction of a parish in the town of Selva Oscura in the commune of Victoria, in addition to that, he will sign every two months in a police station, along with establishing his address.
If the accused complies with these conditions, the case is terminated and it will not be recorded in his criminal record, otherwise, the process will be resumed.
This alternative exit is applied when the crime is punishable by sentences of less than three years and the defendant has no previous convictions.