The chief of the Local Police in Torrox, José Roque Fernández, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment, a fine of €1,080 and two year’s suspension from public office after being convicted of forgery.
The Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of former Chief Inspector Juan Antonio Rodríguez Romero, head of the National Police in Ronda, for bribery relating to obtaining favours in brothels.
The Mayor of Torrox, Francisco Muñoz (PSOE), has stated that he will not consider taking any action against the Local Police Chief, José Roque Fernández Durán, until the courts rule on his guilt or innocence for the crime of which he is accused.
Guardia Civil offivers have arrested a 50 year old man who allegedly attacked and injured the Local Police Chief with an axe in Torredonjimeno, Jaén.
The Court of First Instance and Instruction number two in Torrox has summoned the Local Police chief, José Roque Fernández, to appear in relation to the crime of forgery, namely the issuing of a certificate with the signature of the former mayor, Teodoro Ruiz (IU), without his permission.
The mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Francisco Delgado Bonilla, has dismissed the Chief of Local Police after a conflict with local market traders.