A defence lawyer concerned within the case across the dying in Argentina final 12 months of soccer star Diego Maradona slammed what he known as a “trial by media” on Monday after the leak of a report final week alleged “poor and reckless” behaviour by the footballer’s medical group.
Maradona, the revered former Boca Juniors and Napoli star who had battled alcohol and drug dependancy for a few years, died final November from coronary heart failure after present process mind surgical procedure earlier that month.
In accordance with the report, a medical board formally appointed to analyze his dying concluded that a number of members of his medical group acted in an “inappropriate, poor and reckless method,” and mentioned he was not correctly monitored earlier than he died.
That report, shared with Reuters and different media retailers final week, is because of be offered to prosecutors in Buenos Aires on Monday.
No expenses have but been introduced within the case and the lawyer for Maradona’s psychiatrist mentioned selective leaking was undermining the authorized course of.
“The proof that was leaked, in addition to the audios and witness testimony, the extracts, together with edited audios and chats, contain lower than half of the defendants, is just not that putting?” Vadim Mischanchuk advised reporters.
“It might appear there may be an intention to supply a trial by media, a trial previous to the supply of justice, and that’s not good in any respect.”
Maradona’s dying rocked the South American nation, prompting a interval of mourning and indignant finger-pointing about who was in charge.
A lawyer for Maradona’s son Dieguito mentioned the report confirmed “legal conduct” within the case, including he would press for full accountability.