A judge from the North Prison granted a extension from 14 days to Emilio Lozoya to close investigation by case Agronitrogenados. Photo: Reuters.

José Artemio Zúñiga, judge of Federal Criminal Proceedings in the North Prison, granted Emilio’s defense Lozoya, former director of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), a extension 14 days to close a complementary investigation for the purchase and sale of the plant Agronitrogenados.

  • Emilio Lozoya He was a director of Pemex from 2012 to 2018
  • He is the first official to be prosecuted in the Odebrecht case

At the hearing held on Monday, the Federal Public Ministry, Pemex and the Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) spoke out against the extension granted, because Emilio’s defense Lozoya argued that he did not have access to the entire investigation of Agronitrogenados.

Emilio Lozoya get extension

During the proceedings, Judge José Artemio Zúñiga stressed that it is “the first time that there is opposition from the” accusatory “parties in a extension of 14 days for the complementary investigation in the criminal case ”of Agronitrogenados, which involves Emilio Lozoya.

The extension 14 days for Emilio Lozoya in the case of Agronitrogenados It will conclude next Friday, December 3, 2021, the same day that the hearing will be held to close the investigation of criminal case 261/2019, related to bribes from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

Prison by case Agronitrogenados

  • The preventive detention justified by this folder was issued on November 10
  • The former official has been in the North Prison since Wednesday, November 3

Miguel Ontiveros, Emilio’s lawyer Lozoya, exposed the material impossibility of obtaining an electronic bracelet precautionary measure in the case Agronitrogenados; He advanced that his client proposed repair of the damage for five million dollars through a property.

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