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The Public Prosecutor's Office requested 15 years in prison and the removal of former President Martin Vizcarra over corruption allegations.

The Public Prosecutor’s Office requested 15 years in prison and the removal of former President Martin Vizcarra over corruption allegations.

The prosecution also requested against Martín Vizcarra a 9-year ineligibility to hold public office.

The Special Lava Gato Team The accusatory motion was drafted against Former President Martin Vizcarra (2018-2020), for which a 15-year prison sentence was requested for the crime of bribery.

The prosecutor’s accusation includes two cases, detailed Public Prosecution In a statement released Friday. These are the Lomas de Ilo Project and the Moquegua Hospital Expansion and Improvement Project, undertaken when Vizcarra was provincial governor.

The Attorney General’s Office also requested a nine-year disqualification against the former head of state from holding public office.

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Public Prosecution

In 2020, the team investigating the Lava Jato case in Peru has already been asked by Attorney General German Juarez to question Vizcarra on two occasions, as companies that won tenders in Moquegua, where he was a famous provincial governor, are also being investigated. In the Building Club.

It is about a group of companies that supposedly share public works in exchange for bribes from a millionaire.

The Public Prosecutor’s Office reports that it has been able to reactivate the mechanism for international judicial cooperation with the Brazilian authorities in connection with the Odebrecht case, which was suspended on November 1 at the request of the company.

“Prosecutors Rafael Villa and José Domingo Pérez, along with special counsel Silvana Carrión Ordinola, signed the law by which representatives of CNO (Odebrecht) asked the Brazilian Public Prosecutor’s Office to reinvigorate requests for international cooperation from Peru’s Public Prosecutor’s Office,” reads a statement from the Public Prosecutor’s Office.

The initial decision of the Federal Public Ministry of Brazil was adopted in response to a lawsuit brought by Novonor, which is a precedent Odebrechtwhich denounced the Peruvian authorities’ violation of the agreement signed between the parties, which includes “not using evidence presented in Brazil” against the company in that jurisdiction.

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