The trial against Abuín for the alleged sexual assault on his sister-in-law continues with the testimony of witnesses
A CORUÑA, 23 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The victim of attempted sexual assault by José Enrique Abuín, 'El Chicle' in December 2017 in Boiro and of kidnapping, has ratified, in the hearing held against him for the alleged rape of his sister-in-law, that he He removed the mobile, grabbed his neck and also had a knife in his hand.
His account of the events, to questions from the private prosecution, coincided in part with the one that Abuín's sister-in-law exposed in the first session of the trial held in the Provincial Court of A Coruña for an alleged sexual assault committed against her in January from 2005.
In this session, with the presence of Diana Quer's father again -- for whose murder Abuín was sentenced to permanent reviewable prison -- the Boiro victim explained that Abuín's sister-in-law, with whom she worked, told her and other colleagues who had been raped by this family member.
As for what happened to her -- crimes of consummated illegal detention and another attempted sexual assault for which 'El Chicle' was sentenced to five years and one month -- she stated: "He grabbed me by the neck and asked me to give him my mobile phone". In addition, he pointed out that he tried to put her in her car "and he succeeded", also carrying "a knife in his hand".
In the trial, a civil guard has declared that he has confirmed that in the area of the chapel of San Lorenzo where, according to Abuín's sister-in-law, the sexual assault occurred, it is an "isolated" rural area. "He was normal," said another agent about the moment he was arrested.
This day will continue with the testimony of witnesses to conclude on Thursday with those who were summoned for that day, as well as the reports and the reading of the conclusions. The private prosecution and the Prosecutor's Office request 15 years in prison for José Enrique Abuín while the defendant has denied the facts that are accused of in his first statement.