Founder of the pencil bench remains a fugitive from justice. | Infobae Peru (Camila Calderón) / Peru Libre
Vladimir Cerrón spent a month on the run from justice. In this regard, the head of the National Central Office of Interpol Lima, Colonel Aldo Ávila Novoa, confirmed that his department processed the request to raise the alert against the founder of Peru Libre to red.
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“The Central Commission of Interpol Lyon (France) has reported that, to date, the request for the red notice of Cerrón Rojas, Aldrin Zarate Bernuy and Serafín Samuel Blanco Campos (convicted with him) is in the process of evaluation for publication of the red notice for extradition purposes,” he said in dialogue with El Comercio and reported that the agency requested “more information on up to two occasions.”
At the end of October, the police authority had already announced that it would request the measure under the presumption that the former governor of Junín would be “outside our reach at the national level.”
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“It means that [Vladimir Cerrón] I could have left the country. We are not sure, that is why I am still working with the blue alert, at the South American level. We are coordinating with all countries on this,” he noted then in an interview with RPP.
Head of Interpol Peru announces that he has requested a red alert for Vladimir Cerrón. Video: RPP News.
The difference between both colors has to do with the faculties. While the blue alert aims to “obtain more information about a person’s identity, their whereabouts or their criminal activities in relation to a criminal investigation”, the red alert allows the person to be detained.
From hiding, the sentenced fugitive questioned the attempt to raise the alert and ironicized the topic.
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“PNP General Óscar Arriola—head of the National Directorate of Criminal Investigation -Dirincri—cannot capture me in Peru and wants others to do his job by announcing that he informed 194 countries about my situation. What a shame!” he wrote.
Vladimir Cerrón mocks the imminent Interpol red alert. Photo: capture
Although Vladimir Cerrón’s lawyer has been fined three Procedural Reference Units (URP), equivalent to 1,485 soles, for presenting up to three habeas corpus in order to annul the sentence of three years and six months of effective prison for the Wanka Aerodrome case, which have been rejected; The day before, the Temporary Criminal Appeals Chamber Specialized in Corruption Crimes of Junín admitted an exceptional appeal for cassation.
Cerrón Rojas’ defense points out that the sentence was improperly motivated and that it was issued with an erroneous interpretation of the law, and that it does not consider constitutional guarantees.
Now, it will be the Supreme Court that must evaluate its admission and, if so, call a hearing for the parties to present their arguments before the judicial panel.
PNP General Óscar Arriola, National Director of Criminal Investigation of the Police, did not rule out that Vladimir Cerrón has left Peru.
After the Transitory Criminal Appeals Chamber Specialized in Corruption Crimes of Junín rejected the appeal presented by the founder of Perú Libre, the former governor of Junín disappeared from the public eye.
The media approached his home in Huancayo and the apartment he rented in Lima without any success. They even went to the party’s headquarters, but they also had no answer about his whereabouts.
They do not provide information about the whereabouts of Vladimir Cerrón at the headquarters of Perú Libre. Channel N
The silence also reached the spokesperson of his party, Flavio Cruz, who confirmed that he did not answer him. “We have tried to communicate by phone [con el doctor Cerrón] and his cell phone is turned off,” he declared.
“We knew it was going to be like this, […]but that is fictitious, there was never that damage to the State, we have other types of explanations. We have the right to doubt because they do not forgive Vladimir Cerrón for having defeated the entire system in the last electoral process, he is the intellectual author of this entire process of how the popular left came to government and that must have hurt a lot,” he added. in dialogue with Canal N.
Later, his lawyer assured that he would turn himself in, but there is still no record of this. In this way, he joined the fugitives from Pedro Castillo’s government such as Juan Silva and Fray Vásquez.