The Civil Guard arrests Luis Rubiales upon his arrival in Spain; releases him after the announcement

Luis Rubiales The former president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) arrived this Wednesday at Terminal 1 of Madrid’s Barajas-Adolfo Suarez airport on a flight from Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), from where he was ferried by the Civil Guard, reports Sixth.

The former director was released as soon as his application was accepted, according to the agency EFE sources close to the matter.

Rubiales, being investigated on suspicion of corruption crimes Following the decision of the Court of First Instance and Instruction No. 4 of Majadahonda (Madrid), he planned to return to the country the following Saturday, although he ultimately decided to postpone his return to Spain.

His arrival in Barajas generated enormous media anticipation and heavy security. twenty members of the National Police and Civil Guard.

On arrival, agents from the Central Operations Unit (CDU) of the Guardia Civil put him on a plane and then, accompanied by police officers, he left Madrid airport in a black car belonging to the Armed Institute.

Photo: EFE Archive

Sources in the case indicated Europe Press that Rubiales is waiting for what Majadahonda judge Delia Rodrigo, who is investigating the case of the former RFEF president, orders Alleged violations in institutional contracts.

Last Monday, the Central Operational Unit of the Civil Guard (UCO) registered with the Dominican Republic security forcestemporary residence of the former president of the Spanish Football Federation in this country, where he stayed for several months.

During the search, which took place in the tourist center of Punta Cana, cell phone and tablet belonging to Rubiales.

A judge is investigating contracts that may be illegal. about the last five years at the RFEF, which coincided with Rubiales’ time at the head of the organization, in particular about alleged irregularities in contracts for participation in the Spanish Super Cup in football in Saudi Arabia.

Photo: EFE/Reuters. Treatment of AN (MDS)

For his part, Rubiales denied this in a preview of the interview he will air this Wednesday. Sixth having received “pieces”, ensuring that the money in his accounts “it is a product” of their labor and their “savings” and denying “media claims” about his money.

“I’m here today to say that It’s a lie that I’ve eaten the floors here. (Dominican Republic). “That he has a baseball team (…), that he hit a ball in Cape Verde or that he has land to build hotels in Saudi Arabia is a lie,” defended the former RFEF president.

March 22 judge released Tomás González Cuetaor, who was the external legal consultant of the RFEF, together with Luis Rubiales and Angel González Segura, in his case it was about a company that carried out work at the La Cartuja stadium in Seville.

The investigation, involving seven detainees, was carried out by the OCO for alleged crimes related to business corruption, maladministration and money laundering between 2018 and 2023, when Rubiales headed the RFEF. a position he abandoned when he was suspended for kissing player Jennifer Hermoso.

(according to information from EFE And Europe Press)

Source: Aristegui Noticias