Former mayor of Torrox in court

The former socialist mayor of Torrox and mayoral candidate in the upcoming municipal elections, Francisco Muñoz, was yesterday called before the Superior Court of Justice of Andalusia (TSJA) in Granada to testify as a defendant for alleged planning violations relating to the construction of five housing projects on rural land.

Mayor of La Viñuela resigns

The Mayor of La Viñuela, Juan Millán (PSOE), has today handed in his official letter of resignation after the courts confirmed a sentence of 15 years and six months disqualification from public office in relation to two counts of urban planning violations.

Mayor of Tolox in trouble

The Public Prosecutor is accusing the mayor of Tolox, Juan Vera, of 23 counts of crimes against urban planning relating to the granting of illegal building licenses. It is alleged that the mayor issued licenses for the construction of 2,000 houses during the period 2004 to 2006 whilst aware that the land was not available for development. The cases are …