The son of the former president of the Contentious Chamber of the Supreme court, Ramon Trillo, has presented the first complaint against the interior minister, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, for the dismissal of the Colonel of the Civil Guard Diego Perez de los Cobos.
Trillo’s brief charges hard against the owner of the Interior for allegedly cover up the real reasons for the removal of De los Cobos in full judicial investigation for the concentrations of 8-M.
According to the text, Marlaska promoted the dismissal of the Colonel of the Civil Guard with “night and treachery”. In addition, according to the same, the minister is accused of ordering to hide the document on the dismissal.
For Trillo, as reflected in the document, these events would constitute the cover-up crimes and abandonment of destiny.
In this way, the complaint indicates the leader of the Interior portfolio for hide the decision taken by the director of the Civil Guard, Maria Gamez, and transferred to the Secretary of State for Security, Rafael Pérez.
A document was published that revealed that Interior dismissed the colonel for not leaking the investigations that his subordinates were following
To the latter, as published ‘Information‘, the plaintiff accuses them of committing a crime of conspiracy to commit disclosure of secrets and proposition to commit infidelity in the custody of documents.
However, the complaint is not against Gámez or Pérez, since are not graduated and the High court has no jurisdiction in those cases.
Cessation of Diego Pérez de los Cobos
Last May 25 the Ministry of the interior dismissed the head of the Civil Guard in Madrid, the colonel Diego Perez de los Cobos. This command was a heavyweight in the organization chart of the Security Forces for years and carried out the work as the only command during the sovereignist challenge of the Catalonia referendum.
The investigation that his unit was carrying out on the 8-M protests in Madrid and the role played by the Government delegate led to his removal.
Although at first Marlaska assured that this dismissal was due to a “loss of confidence”, the truth is that, days later, a document was released that revealed that the ministry dismissed the colonel for do not filter research that their subordinates were following around the call for the feminist 8-M demonstration in Madrid.
The note argued that he was dismissed “for failing to report the development of investigations and actions of the Civil Guard, within the operational framework and of the Judicial Police, for the purposes of knowledge.”