(CNN Spanish) — Fernando Sabag Montiel again refused to testify before Judge María Eugenia Capuchetti and Prosecutor Carlos Rívolo. The 35-year-old man, arrested after pointing and triggering a firearm centimeters from the face of the Vice President of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, was questioned for the second time this Tuesday night in the federal courts of Retirement.
Sabag Montiel arrived under heavy guard at the building in the City of Buenos Aires on Tuesday afternoon and left the courthouse after 10:20 p.m. local time.
Despite refusing to testify, the man told the judge and the prosecutor: “Brenda had nothing to do with it,” in relation to his girlfriend and also detainee, Brenda Elizabeth Uliarte, a source with direct access to the court told CNN. proceedings.
The woman was also questioned on Tuesday in the case and refused to testify, but agreed to answer questions from her defense attorney. She assured that she had no participation in the attempted murder and said that she was at the place and time of the event because she had accompanied her partner, according to the same source.
After the investigation, both were transferred to a dependency of the Airport Security Police (PSA) where they will remain detained, confirmed the same source.