Penitentiary Institutions has authorized this Tuesday that Iñaki Urdangarin comply in the open section of Zaballa prison (Álava) what remains of his sentence under semi-release, after he was granted the third degree a month ago, according to prison sources.
The transfer from Madrid to Álava will allow the husband of the Infanta Cristina to enjoy the free weekends near Vitoria, where her mother resides, as well as carrying out the reintegration program for economic crimes from the open section of Zaballa, where she will have to go back to sleep. All of this will have to be combined with a new job.
At the end of January, the Penitentiary Surveillance Court number 1 of Castilla y León, based in Valladolid, upheld Urdangarin’s appeal and granted him the third prison degree, for which reason he was already in semi-freedom regime and he only had to go to sleep every day at the Center for Social Insertion (CIS) in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid).
The judge revoked the resolution of the Director General of Criminal Enforcement and Reintegration of November 30, 2020, which applied the principle of flexibility of 100.2 to your second grade classification and destination in the aforementioned CIS.
The king’s brother-in-law chose the Brieva women’s prison (Ávila) to serve his sentence of five years and ten months for corruption in the ‘Nóos’ case, entering for the first time on June 18, 2018. remain isolated in a module without contact with other prisoners It has been the cause of disagreement between the surveillance judge and the Penitentiary Institutions.
Until his third grade, Urdangarin has enjoyed other exit permits, as well as to assist a volunteer in an NGO in Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid) in application of article 117 of the Penitentiary Regulations.