Every day that passes, new news emerges in the Wonder Franco case.
The baseball player appointed lawyers Francisco Rodriguez Consoro and Teodosio Jaquez Encarnacion to represent him in the case in which he is linked to an alleged relationship with a minor.
Rodriguez Consoro, who previously served as a judge in the Judicial Branch of the Ninth Investigative Court in charge of the Judicial Office of Permanent Care Services in the National Region, said his client will appear next week after the New Year celebrations.
He explained that he personally visited the prosecutor of the National Directorate for Children, Adolescents and Families, Olga Dina Laferias, and the referee confirmed that the baseball player “has no problems with the law” and that he must appear in the province. Puerto Plata said.
The lawyer's statements came during an interview with the El Zol de la muerte program on Zol-FM, which was also attended by referee Jacquez Encarnacion.
In this radio program, the general director of Tigres del Licey, Audo Vicente, was also linked to interference in the Tamba Camporto case.
According to journalist Pedro Jiménez, Udo was the first to publish photos of the baseball player and the minor.
Vicente is the husband of Public Prosecutor Olga Dina Laferrias.
“I am ready to go to the Supreme Court of Justice. Mr. Pedro will have to prove everything he said about me,” the Blue coach said during an interview with Z Deportes.
He was summoned by justice
Franco was summoned to appear before the prosecutor's office at 11 a.m. last Thursday. Franco did not return the call.
“Under this law, lawyers Luz Díaz Rodríguez and Rosalina Truba and lawyers Cristian Cabrera Heredia and Manuel Rodríguez Díaz are required to present their client, Mr. Wander Samuel Franco Aybar, to the offices of the National Directorate for Children. Girls, Adolescents and Families of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic… Tomorrow, Thursday, December 28, 2023 Based on the content of the request submitted on December 20 (for) “all work related to the investigation, as well as any “request from the Public Prosecution or judicial authorities in connection with the investigation,” says the document sent to the press.
Wander Franco has been removed from Tampa Bay's major league roster and placed on administrative leave by MLB after the Citizen's Bunny and Minor League scandal exploded.
The player went to the All-Star Game for the first time this year before being suspended.
When he retired he averaged .281, with 17 home runs, 30 stolen bases, 58 RBIs, and was the leader in runs saved with 29.
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