Conde Pumpido’s son is released after being arrested for a group sexual assault

The National Police arrested the son of the president of the Constitutional Court, Cándido Conde Pumpido Varela, 35, early Saturday morning, accused of participating in an alleged ‘pack’ sexual assault on a Brazilian prostitute hours before.

Conde Pumpido, who was released this Sunday by the Court of Instruction 44 of Madrid without precautionary measures and without a restraining order as requested by the victim, maintained that all the prostitute’s accusations are false. The other detainees following the complaint, a Spanish and another Venezuelan friend of Conde Pumpido, also denied the accusations before being released.

The judge gave credence to the version of the accused over that of the prostitute: “There is nothing consistent with the account of events she maintains,” the instructor concluded. “The viewing of the images collected by the house’s security cameras do not correspond to the complainant’s account of the events,” the judge added in her release order.

For its part, the Prosecutor’s Office did request a restraining order for an alleged crime of sexual assault, although it did not request prison, since the victim had no injuries, according to tax sources.

The events that led to the arrest of the first-born son of the former attorney general of the governments of Rodríguez Zapatero and his friends would have taken place early last Friday night in his own chalet in the Canillejas neighborhood of Madrid, in the district of San Blas.

The case is in the hands of the UFAM (Family and Women Care Units) of the Madrid Police Headquarters, whose agents were the ones who took a statement from the alleged victim who reported the multiple rape. Always according to the woman’s testimony, once at Conde Pumpido’s home, where she had gone to perform a service for a single client hired through an agency, she was assaulted by the three men, who forced her to have relations. with all of them, despite the prostitute’s insistent denials.

The agents took the young woman to the La Paz Hospital where the sexual assault protocol was activated. There, doctors examined the woman to see if she might have injuries that could be compatible with having been forcibly abused.

Check-in at the chalet

After the alleged victim’s complaint to 091 the same Friday as he was leaving Conde Pumpido’s residence, the Court of Instruction 44 of Madrid authorized the Scientific Police on Saturday to enter the home of the son of the President of the Constitutional Court, who is a well-known lawyer from Madrid and a regular in the city’s nightlife, to collect samples. The agents, according to investigation sources, collected different remains and items of clothing at the lawyer’s home.

Conde Pumpido Varela is a well-known jurist in Madrid. Last June, the son of the president of the guarantee courts was awarded the Golden Toga Award for Legal Excellence, in his capacity as Founding Partner of the Firm Conde-Pumpido & de Porres Abogados. The son of the president of the Constitutional Court has been the founder of that office since 2008 and has been registered in Madrid since 2003. His specialization is Criminal Law, and in particular Economic Criminal Law.

In 2018, National Court judge José de la Mata charged Conde Pumpido with laundering money linked to prostitution through a private bank, called Bandenia Banca Privada.

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