A commission from the Peruvian Congress recommends that Castillo be charged with corruption again

File – Pedro Castillo, ex-president of Peru. – Europa Press/Contact/El Comercio – Archive


The control commission of the Peruvian Congress approved a final report in which it was proposed that former president Pedro Castillo be constitutionally indicted, this time for allegedly committing crimes of corruption in the implementation of a number of investment projects in three rural towns.

The initiative, which came out with 61 votes in favor, 34 against and 4 abstentions, argues that Castillo will lead a criminal organization that will include his wife, Lilia Paredes Navarro, for whom the prosecutor’s office recently requested an eight-year prison sentence. jail for these acts

According to this commission, he would be subject to the crimes of collusion, trading of influence and activities incompatible with the position while carrying out various investment projects in accordance with an emergency decree in the municipalities of Castillo, Anguia, Chachapoyas and Chadín. Republic’.

The complaint of former Housing Minister Geiner Alvarado López is also recommended for the same accusations. The remaining participants in this alleged criminal network will be Salatiel Marrufo Alcántara, former advisor to this portfolio, José Medina Guerrero, the former mayor of Anguía, and Hugo Espino Lucana, who is being investigated.

Source: Noti Merica

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