Arms trade case: Carlos Menem and the other defendants were acquitted
City of Buenos Aires, September 13, 2011
In the courts of Comodoro Py, former President Carlos Menem and the other 17 defendants, including Emir Yoma, were acquitted in the case of arms trafficking to Ecuador and Croatia during the early 90′s.
The former president was “absolved of guilt” the Oral Criminal Court Economic 3, in the case in which his connection with the illegal sale of arms to countries in conflict is investigated .
With dissent from one judge, Menem, Oscar Camilón and Emir Yoma (his former adviser) were freed from guilt and office, as well as 15 other officials.