|Suit alleges that Puig lied about smuggling plan|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 22 July 2013 14:05|
The suit filed in Miami by Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot lists Puig and his mother Maritza Valdes Gonzalez as defendants. Corbacho Daudinot is serving a seven-year sentence of ``prolonged detention and torture,'' which he alleges was caused by Puig and Gonzalez saying he was trying to hatch a plan to smuggle Puig out of Cuba.
Corbacho Daudinot was convicted in 2010.
Puig attempted to defect several times before signing with the Dodgers last year. The $12 million Corbacho Daudinot seeks is equal to the signing bonus Puig received in his $42 million, seven-year deal.