In the midst of the investigations against her, for her alleged co-authorship in the crimes of rebellion and conspiracy, former Minister Betssy Chávez was approached by at least three journalists, this Tuesday the fourteenth, to be questioned about her legal situation.
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The parliamentarian was leaving her home in Tacna, where she moved a few days ago, when she was consulted by the press. The congresswoman from Peru Democrático, however, chose to remain silent and left in a vehicle.
Subsequently, the reporters denounced attacks against him by the family of the ex-premier. Through the images broadcast by Canal N, it could be seen that a man threw water at one of those mentioned.
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The subject was wearing a mask and a cap that hid his face. After throwing water at the journalist from the aforementioned outlet, he entered the home again. A few minutes later, the door of the building opened and another journalist was attacked in similar circumstances.
The former minister of Pedro Castillo is currently being investigated – along with the former Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Roberto Sánchez; and the former Minister of the Interior, Willy Huerta- for his participation in the coup d’état on December 7th.
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The Permanent Commission of Congress, will meet on this date, on this constitutional complaint presented by the Prosecutor’s Office. The final report was prepared by the Subcommittee on Constitutional Accusations – led by Lady Camones – and recommends accusing those mentioned for the assumptions of rebellion and, alternatively, conspiracy.
In this context, Parliament asked the Judiciary, an autonomous body, to request the impediment of Chávez Chino’s departure from the country in view of his potential flight.
The Supreme Court of Preparatory Investigation, however, rejected the request due to the alleged absence of the “elements of conviction” (foundations), as well as the time frame of the measure against the former prime minister.
In this line, the judicial instance granted a period of three days for the Parliament’s attorney to correct these errors and, after that, the text is extended.