Sunday 20 April 2014

Spain's Princess Cristina to testify over tax fraud, money-laundering

Spain's Infanta Cristina inspects the troops during an official function of the Spanish civil guard in Seville, in this October 7, 2008 file photo. A Spanish judge charged Princess Cristina - younger daughter of King Juan Carlos - with tax fraud and money laundering, possibly paving the way to an unprecedented trial of a member of the royal family, the Superior Justice Tribunal of the Balearic Islands said on January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo/Files (SPAIN - Tags: CRIME LAW ROYALS)
Spain's Infanta Cristina

SPAIN'S Princess Cristina will not appeal a court ruling summoning her to testify over tax fraud and money-laundering charges and will appear before the Palma de Mallorca court, her lawyers said today.

"Her Royal Highness has decided to renounce her right to appeal... and to appear voluntarily before the judge," the lawyers said in a statement.


The court had earlier told Reuters the lawyers had notified on Saturday her decision to testify


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