Spain's Princess Cristina absolved in tax fraud trial: court

REUTERS
Published Feb 17, 2017, 6:46 pm IST
Updated Feb 17, 2017, 6:52 pm IST
Cristina will pay a fine because she has civil responsibility.
Spain's Princess Cristina arrives at a makeshift courtroom for a corruption trial. (Photo: AP/File)
 Spain's Princess Cristina arrives at a makeshift courtroom for a corruption trial. (Photo: AP/File)

Madrid: Spain's Princess Cristina, sister of the King, has been absolved from charges of being accessory to tax fraud following a investigation into her husband's financial affairs, judicial authorities said on Friday.

Cristina's husband, Inaki Urdangarin, was sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison on charges of fraud and tax evasion, the authorities said in a statement on their website.

Cristina will pay a fine because she has civil responsibility, they said.

Location: Spain, Madrid, Madrid

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