The draft of the ruling of the Constitutional Court (TC) on the appeal for protection presented by the former deputy of Unidas Podemos Alberto Rodriguez agrees with the leader when he sees the sentence imposed on him by the Supreme Court as disproportionate for kicking a police officer during a demonstration that took place in 2014 in La Laguna (Tenerife).
As published The reason, the magistrate Maria Luisa Segoviano He will take his presentation to the next plenary session of the guarantee court, where he will defend that the prison sentence that led to the then deputy losing his seat in Congress was disproportionate.
Rodríguez appealed the Supreme Court ruling considering that his fundamental rights were violated during the judicial process. The TC Prosecutor’s Office supported protecting the Canarian politician for the withdrawal of the seat, but not in the challenge against the TS ruling.
The former deputy has also been waiting since January 2022 for the TC to respond to a precautionary measure, with which he sought the return of his deputy record, which he raised at the same time that he requested protection from the Constitutional Court.
Rodríguez challenged the agreement adopted on October 22, 2021 by the president of the Lower House, Meritxell Batetto remove his seat after the Supreme Court convicted him for kicking a police officer during a demonstration that took place in 2014 in La Laguna (Tenerife).