Leader of La Luz del Mundo, Naasón Joaquín García, could spend the rest of his days behind bars

Naasón Joaquín García could be sentenced to life imprisonment.

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This is the first time that the legal representatives of Naasón Joaquín García, leader of the La Luz del Mundo church, are known to be concerned about the fate of their client; Through a document submitted to the Superior Court of Los Angeles, Alan Jackson pointed out that his client could face a life sentence if he is found guilty of 19 criminal charges, including the sexual abuse of several minors. old.

Thanks to a copy that Univision obtained from a motion that the lawyers submitted in August 2021, it has been possible to know the concern of Naasón Joaquín García’s lawyer.

“This is a complex case in which Mr. Garcia is facing dozens of serious charges, five accusers and a potential life sentence ”, is what the aforementioned media assures that can be read in the motion requesting a postponement of the September 27 trial.

The leader of the La Luz del Mundo church has been held in a prison in Los Angeles, California, since June 2019 and has consistently pleaded not guilty to allegations of sexual abuse several minors.

Naason He is not the only one behind bars, so is your closest circle; his assistants Alondra Ocampo and Susana Medina Oaxaca.

The same medium has also disclosed that Alan Jackson has asked the prosecution to the witnesses in the case stop keeping your face hidden behind your maskas it can be detrimental to your customer.

The trial is currently estimated to last eight weeks or more and it will take place under unprecedented circumstances due to the Covid-19 emergency. It has now become apparent that the current mask-wearing injunction will remain in effect at the time scheduled for the trial, on September 27 (2021) this necessarily means that all witnesses will have their faces covered while they testify before the jury and in front of the court. Mr. Garcia, “said Alan Jackson at the time.

The legal representatives of Apostle of Jesus Christ They have asked that the criminal process be carried out until the complainants can testify without masks and thus be able to see the facial expressions that in this case are of the utmost importance.

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