A 47-year-old teacher has been sentenced by the Criminal Court No. 1 of Don Benito to four years and two months in prison for a crime against the moral integrity of five children under two years of age in a daycare center owned by the municipality of La Coronada (Badajoz)a town that barely exceeds 2,000 inhabitants.
The events date back to 2018, when one of the teachers at the La Noria nursery, a companion of the now convicted woman, conveyed to the parents of the minors the humiliating treatment that their children were suffering. The relatives already had some indications of what could be happening because the minors presented, in some cases, signs of stress, according to what the prosecution lawyer told Efe. Jesus Carretero.
The complaint was filed shortly after with the Civil Guard and the La Coronada City Council removed the now convicted woman from teaching, whose trial took place this Monday, giving rise to a sentence of agreement between the parties, which includes a prison sentence. ten months per child.
Similarly, the accused has also been sentenced to two years of disqualification from teaching, as well as to financially compensate each minor in the amount of 1,000 euros (5,000 euros in total). The private prosecution requested one year and eight months in prison for each of the minors affected. Initially, the accused will not go to prison as she has no criminal record.