Eight arrested, including former mayor of Lanzarote for alleged corruption.
The number of new detainees on Monday as part of Operation Union ', which investigates alleged a pattern of urban corruption in Lanzarote, has now risen to eight, adding more arrests to go over the hours of the former Mayor Maria Isabel Deniz Arrecife, Canary Coalition. After his arrest, the first day of a new phase of an operation in that it had registered more than a dozen defendants months ago, have been taking place gradually, the former Socialist councilor Miguel Angel Leal Island Council, that of a technician of the insular corporation, the City Council and other reef and various employers. Specifically, they have been placed under arrest in the last hours of business leaders Julio Romero,More_than_5000_bags_ofa, director of a branch La Caja de Canarias; Urbaser managers and Stephani Jean Jacinto Alvarez Valverde, the latter held in Madrid,The_PSOE_will_decide_todayr, and former leader of the Tourist bosses plague island Francisco Javier Armas, seized FCC sources confirmed the investigation. To these must be added to the chief engineer of the Technical Office of the City of Arrecife, Rafael Arrocha. Their arrests are added to those of Maria Isabel Deniz, who was elected mayor at the time in the lists of Independence Party of Lanzarote and has also been a member, Miguel Angel Leal, a former adviser to the waste area and classified activities of the Chapter; and a technician of the same department of the insular corporation whose identity has not been clarified. RegistrosAgentes Central Operational Unit of the Guardia Civil (UCO) have made these arrests in a performance in which the records are practicing at the seat of the Cabildo of Lanzarote and Urbaser Company, licensee of cleaning City Council Arrecife. There is also a police presence in the home environment of Maria Isabel Deniz, located in the municipality of San Bartolome de Lanzarote, in the context of a performance that sources stressed that is not closed and that he could settle with new arrests today. These arrests are part of a new phase of "Operation Union", which started originally on 25 May 2009 and had clocked up so far more than a dozen arrests or complaints of politicians and businessmen, as confirmed by all sources consulted .
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