(CNN Español) – Prosecutor Jose Domingo Perez, head of the special team working on investigations into alleged acts of corruption in Odebrecht, asked the judge to rescind the summons with restrictions issued against Keiko Fujimori, Fuerza Popular’s presidential candidate, and impose himself again preemptively. against him.
The state Andean agency reported on Thursday, he is accused of violating rules of conduct imposed by the court that ordered his release when meeting with a witness in the case. CNN is seeking Fujimori’s reaction.
Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori, has been under investigation by the Peruvian Attorney General’s Office since 2018. This is in the Odebrecht case for allegedly receiving contributions from this company for its presidential campaigns. An accusation Fujimori has long denied.
In March 2021, the public prosecutor requested a 30-year prison sentence against Keiko Fujimori for alleged offenses related to organized crime, money laundering, obstruction of justice, and false advertising in administrative proceedings. By filing this accusation, the investigation against the leader in the prosecutor’s office is closed. Now the judicial power is in the hands of the judiciary, which must decide his innocence or guilt through trial.
The accusations made also include the Popular Power Party. Therefore, in case of conviction, it is required to dissolve it.
Fujimori, who is running for president of Peru for the third time, immediately responded on his Twitter account at the time. “As much as the Attorney General now wants to get to the final stage of the first round, I will continue to face this persecution and move forward with energy so that together we can overcome this health and economic emergency. #AtuLado.”
The leader is now awaiting the results of the second round of the presidential election against candidate Pedro Castillo, for which there is still no final count.