The former socialist mayor of Andratx Antoni Mir He is summoned to testify this Monday in a Palma Court for a complaint by the PP, later supported by the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, for alleged irregularities in municipal contracts. According to sources close to the process, this Monday the ex-council of the Treasury, Ruth Mateuof the independence formation More.
In this case, a total of six councilors of the Andratx City Council have been denounced, among them the PI spokesman, Lorenzo Suauand the former mayor Tony Mir. They are being investigated as a result of a previous complaint from the PP for “doubts” they had about procedures related to “public procurement.” “As an opposition party we did a job of auditing procedures about which we had doubts,” recently explained the mayor of the municipality, Estefanía Gonzalvo (PP).
The investigation covers various contracts and among them, services related to beach cleaning and various subsidies.
The complaint dates from 2021 and the PP filed it after Intervention made a report on the division of public contracts to avoid free competition. The PSOE governed with the PI and Més.
Apart from Llorenç Suau, Antoni Mir and Ruth Mateu, three other socialist charges are also under investigation: Margarita Esteva, Abilio Garcia and Toni Bordoy, informa Europa Press.
The pro-independence Ruth Mateu was Minister of Culture in the Government of Armengol of the last legislature and was one of the people who was involved in the so-called Contracts case.
On Friday, Margarita Esteva (PSIB) and Abilio Sánchez (PSIB) will also declare as former members of the government team, and on Tuesday the 20th Llorenç Suau (El PI) and Antoni Bordoy (PSIB) will do so.
It so happens that Suau, PI spokesman, supported the motion of censure together with PP and Cs that this summer, ten months before the elections, snatched the mayor’s office from the Socialists and put Estefanía Gonzalvo (PP) at the head of the consistory. ). The Socialists even offered PI the mayor’s office to “save” the leftist government pact.
As Gonzalvo explained, the complaint was not directed against specific people but was limited to bringing the facts to the attention of the Prosecutor’s Office. The current mayor assured that she spoke about the matter with Suau and that they are “calm”.
«I will go to give all the necessary explanations where necessary from the tranquility of a job well done and the service to the ‘andritxols’», declared Suau.