Etiqueta 'Porreres shooting'
Pau Rigo, an 83-year-old who was on trial for the fatal shooting of a robber in Mallorca

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Prosecutor calls for retrial in Porreres shooting case

The jury voted by five to four, but the prosecutor maintains that there had to be a majority of seven to two.

Andrew Ede26/09/2023 08:28

Scene of a shooting in Porreres. Mallorca

Scene of a shooting in Porreres. Mallorca

Pau Rigo seen here at his property in Porreres.

Alejandro Sepúlveda 18/03/2022

Pau Rigo arriving at court in Manacor yesterday.


Porreres shooting: owner at liberty but charged with murder

The lawyer for the family of Mauricio Escobar says there are "doubts" about the argument that Pau Rigo acted in legitimate self-defence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/04/2018 00:00

The Guardia Civil organised yesterday's reconstruction in Porreres.


Police reconstruct Porreres robbery and fatal shooting

Rigo is adamant that he shot Mauricio Escobar at close range because he was about to be hit again.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/03/2018 00:00

Joan Miralles of Aptur spoke about holiday rentals zoning criteria.


Shooting and 35 years of autonomy: the week in Majorca

Three members of the Porreres robbery gang were held in preventive custody, the sun shone for Balearics Day, Aptur challenged the legal criteria for rentals zoning, and low-season tourism was shown to be increasing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/03/2018 00:00

Jose Antonio S.L., the supposed "brains" behind the robbery, when arriving at court.


Porreres finca owner had three loaded shotguns

The investigation into what occurred at the Porreres finca last Saturday is casting doubt on whether Pau R. acted in self-defence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/03/2018 00:00

Freddy E.B. being taken into court in Manacor yesterday.


Prison for Porreres robbery gang members

The judge ordered their preventive detention without bail, the hearing having lasted until gone midnight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/03/2018 00:00

Mauricio Escobar Benitez (inset), the robber who was shot and killed.


Porreres gang to appear in court this morning

The mother of the robber who died is reported to be "totally distraught".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/02/2018 00:00

Apol-lònia, Pau's wife.


Porreres robbery gang members arrested

The robber who was shot and later died has been named as Mauricio Escobar Benítez.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/02/2018 00:00

Guardia Civil officers in Porreres yesterday.


Porreres robbers had previously stolen 30,000 euros

The robbers had been at the property some weeks before. The 77-year-old owner faces being charged with negligent homicide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/02/2018 00:00