The Supreme Court has declared The 20-month disqualification penalty has been completely extinguished for public office of former councilors Carles Mundó, Meritxell Borràs and Santi Vila as a result of the October 2019 sentence for disobedience by the organization of 1-O.
In addition, he imposed 60,000 euros fine each, which in the case of Mundó and Borràs were paid with contributions from the Caixa de Solidaridad. Vila was not helped by this entity.
They are the first three convicts who have already served their sentence, since the other nine are in prison with sentences of 9 to 13 years for sedition and embezzlement.
The prosecution asked each for seven years in prison and 16 of disqualification for embezzlement of public funds, which the court ruled out when it did not find any expenses from its departments by 1-O. In the same sense, despite being from the Government of Puigdemont and promoting the disconnection laws, they were not considered either authors or participants in the sedition. The State Bar requested seven years in prison and 10 years of disqualification, while Vox asked for 24 years in prison.
The three They are out of politics, but now they could return to occupy some public office.
What’s more, Mundó will appeal against his sentence to the European Court of Human Rights, after the Constitutional Court confirmed the Supreme Court’s ruling.
Vila spent a night in preventive prison, after posting a bond. Mundó and Borràs stayed for just over a month, in November 2017, and they left just at the beginning of the December electoral campaign.