The lawyer of Ángel Boza has presented the appeal before the Provincial Court of Navarra this Monday
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angel bozaone of the five members of the packconvicted of the group rape of the Sanfermines of 2016 has requested the reduction of their prison sentence from 15 years to 13 years and 9 months, after the entry into force of the law of just s is sas Europa Press has advanced and this newspaper has confirmed.
His lawyer has filed the appeal at the Provincial Court of Navarre, where the case was judged, around 1:30 p.m. this Monday and has requested the reduction of the sentence only for Ángel Boza. The other four Sevillians were also sentenced for sexual abuse and a crime against privacy of a young woman in Pozoblanco (Crdoba) and the sum of all their sentences exceed or are close to 20 years in prison, which in practice would render a possible reduction without effect.
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The lawyer of the victim of ‘La Manada’: “It has been a blow, I never thought that the law could harm him”
those of the pack were sentenced to 15 years in prison for a crime of continued rape with the specific aggravating circumstances of vexatious treatment and joint action of two or more people, a sentence imposed by the Supreme Court within the range available for this crime and which ranged from 14 years to three months and 18 years in jail. After the entry into force of the new Law on Guarantees of Sexual Freedom, the margin will be between 13 years and 18 years. Ángel Boza has requested that his sentence be reduced to 13 years and nine months, which is one year and one month less than the current sentence.
It was precisely the case of La Manada that prompted the law of only s is s, which since its entry into force on October 7 has led to numerous reductions in sentences and some release. “When legislating in relation to particular matters, it is usual to err and obviously this is the case”, Agustn Martínez, lawyer for the five young men from Seville, said last week to this newspaper, who dismissed the law as “pure propaganda”.
In statements to this newspaper last Friday, when it transpired that one of the members of ‘la Manada’ asked for the reduction, the victim’s lawyer of the pack, Teresa Hermida, he explained to elmundo. is that for the victim the news had meant a mallet. “He took it badly, he took it like a blow because in no case did she think that this law could harm her,” she said. “To think that one of the members of the pack -First for one, let’s see what happens later with the others- they can reduce the sentence, it seems a bit sad, “added the lawyer.