Cartas Rogatorias Vol I
Page 27 (and processos Vol VII page 1870)
From the Portimao Court
Date: 21-06-2007LETTER OF REQUEST
Directed to the Competent Legal Authorities in The Netherlands (Eindhoven)Request of a Very Urgent Nature
In the name of justice and under the legal provisions of international legal cooperation for penal affairs (Law 144/99 of 31st August).
The judge Silvia María Goncalves Freitas Bidarra, criminal instruction judge of the Portimao legal circuit, requests the competent legal authorities of the Netherlands in compliance of the above and in view of the justifying facts to proceed to carry out the following inquiries, whilst observing legal formalities:
- the recording of image and sound inside the establishment of the cyber café Smalle Haven, Eindhoven under the terms laid down in article 6, nº 1 of Law 5/2002 of 11th January.
- Interception of the emails sent from equipment in the previously mentioned establishment that were directed to email@example.com
under the terms laid down in articles 187, 188, 190 and 269 of the CPP.
- The sending of messages in order to consolidate evidence.
- Legal interrogation of the author of the messages in question.
Facts are under investigation that could constitute indications that are consistent with the abduction of Madeleine Beth McCann, as this act could be susceptible of including the practice of child trafficking.
With best compliments.
Judge Silvia María Goncalves Freitas Bidarra