The guard court of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has ordered this Wednesday provisional release with charges for alleged sexual abuse for Carlos A., one of the participants of the third edition of ‘The Island of Temptations’, as reported by the Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC).
Specifically, the head of examining court number 7, magistrate Javier García Sotoca, has agreed to his provisional release with charges for alleged sexual abuse during an illegal party in a chalet in the Madrid town of Colmenarejo on February 13.
The judge has taken a statement from him electronically from the Civil Guard Command because the investigated is isolated because he has tested positive for Covid-19, although he remains asymptomatic.
As precautionary measures, the magistrate has ordered the Withdrawal of passport and the obligation to appear weekly before the Court of Colmenar that is handling the case.
Carlos A., one of the participants of the program ‘La Isla de las Tentaciones’ broadcast by Telecinco, was arrested this Tuesday in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where he was traveling with other participants of the program.
Three others arrested
In addition, agents of the Civil Guard belonging to the Organic Unit of the Judicial Police of the Madrid Command They have arrested two other people in the province of Seville in relation to this case.
The events occurred in the Madrid municipality of Colmenarejo and date back to last Saturday, February 13, events that were reported by a foreign citizen at the Civil Guard barracks in the town.
The The complainant stated that he had suffered sexual abuse by several individuals without his consent., also suspecting that they could have intoxicated her with some type of substance to achieve their objective and that their cognitive and volitional capacities would have diminished.
Given the seriousness of the facts, the corresponding investigation was initiated to clarify the facts, the agents collecting numerous statements and testimonies from people who were inside the house.
Thanks to the progress of the investigation, it was possible to evidence the commission of the crime denounced, pointing as the alleged perpetrators to three young residents of Seville.
Last Tuesday the investigators traveled to two municipalities in the province of Seville and to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria where the arrests were made, one of them that of Carlos A.
The detainees are three men, Spanish, aged between 34 and 29 years, and who for these facts are charged with a crime of sexual abuse.
After learning of this arrest of the participant of ‘La Isla de las Tentaciones’, Mediaset España and C Quartz Productions have decided to eliminate his presence in the program “until the investigation is concluded.
In a joint statement, collected by Europa Press, both companies have explained that the recording of the program ended “months ago”, although it is currently being broadcast on Telecinco. In addition, they have added that the investigated facts “do not have any type of connection” with the space. “We express our condemnation and zero tolerance for any type of sexual assault, situations that unfortunately still occur in our society“, they have underlined.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.