Lawyer Cristina Lombana Velásquez, a former Army, was a military interrogation judge in Medellín and, while still active, she had been removed from duties to be able to practice her post in the Supreme Court.
Lawyer Cristina Lombana Velásquez, the chief of the National Army, was a military judge of instruction in Medellín.
The investigation is against the former president and senator of the Republic of Álvaro Uribe Vélez in the Supreme Court of Justice for the alleged commission of procedural fraud and corruption crimes after a new researcher. He is the magistrate of the High Court Trial Chamber, The Great Army, Cristina Lombana Velásquez. Supreme Court sources explained that, while still active, it had been removed from its duties to be able to exercise its new role in common justice. In addition, it was explained that the woman had been an administrative officer, not a weapon, so she did not have it or he will have an order of soldiers.
As is known, the case related to the intention intended to handle the witness Juan Guillermo Monsalve, who has indicated that the exmandatario has links with paramilitary groups, until recently in the hands of a room inside the Criminal Chamber, which included magistrates JOsé Luis Barceló, Fernando Castro, Luis Antonio Hernández.
That Chamber made the decision to open a formal investigation against Uribe Vélez and call to investigate, along with the representative to the Chamber Álvaro Hernán Prada Artunduaga. These cases were initially started at the beginning of September but were deferred after a number of appeals were filed as a petition and petition for recognition as a civil party raised Iván Cepeda Castro. However, with the double case application in operation, the Chamber lost jurisdiction and the process was transferred to the new Guidance Room.
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Judge Lombana Velásquez must now look at the entire file sent to and decide, among other things, if he holds the call to investigate Uribe Vélez a Prada or not In addition, he / she must decide whether or not to accept the interventions made by the Court to the exmandatario by mistake, after appearing in numbers in nine citations and two files that & Following the congressman Nilton Córdoba Manyoma.
President Iván Duque took over magistrates of the Supreme Court of Justice: Jorge Emilio Caldas, Héctor Javier Alarcón, Cristina Eugenia Lombana, César Augusto Reyes and Francisco Farfán. Photo: Presidency.
In an interview with The Spectator on October 20, the president of the Criminal Chamber, the magistrate Luis Antonio Hernandez, explained that he should match him "must have a decision to answer the defendant's claims that are about to be resolved and, in the One way, the request for access as part I believe that the new magistrates are clear about the relevance of the matter and, to a certain extent, they will decide in the shortest possible time.
At that interview, Hernández insisted that the intervention was legal and fictitious. "In a third case against Córdoba (initiated based on the statement of the exfiscal anti-corruption, extradited today, Luis Gustavo Moreno), formally to capture that phone number in the belief that it belongs to Córdoba. But here is the former president without anyone imagining it. After being notified, the magistrates' speaker decided to give the most of the intervention that he considered himself as valid evidence – the inevitable finding- some conversations by Dr Uribe who moved to the process against him, I considered relevant and useful. Its content, as appropriate, has continued under a reserve. "
#Actuality | Major Cristina Lombana Velasquez and the Military Medal for Faith in the Military Forces Case, for his appointment as the magistrate of the Supreme Court of Justice, the first military military man to take possession of such designation. pic.twitter.com/994VIhM8ra
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Cristina Lombana Velasquez He is a lawyer of Pontificia Javeriana University, with postgraduate studies in criminal law at Pantheón-Paris II University and in Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law and in contracting the state in the University of Columbia Externado In addition, he was studying public administration at Ecole National Administration -ENA.
According to his resumption, Lombana Velásquez is a candidate for a criminal law teacher from the University of EAFIT. Private Office Office Attorney General of the Nation in 1995 and 1996. He was Head of the National Institute of Wales Legal Office Housing of Social Interest and Urban Reform, Inurbe. Judicial Military Criminal Judge in Medellín holds a Major rating. In that sense, when he was elected a magistrate, he congratulated her to the National Army and Ministry of Defense on social networks.
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Editor's note: In the first version of this note, it was ensured that Judge Cristina Lombana Velásquez was no longer an active military and, therefore, was older when retiring from the National Army. However, the Supreme Court of Justice and the National Army confirmed to this newspaper that Lombana was still in the service, but that he had to separate it Duties to be able to practice his new job.