He Peruvian judge Juan Carlos Checkley ratified the rejection of a request from the legal defense of former president Pedro Castillo so that they are excluded in the trial for the failed self-coup State the statements of the former police chief Raúl Alfarowho allegedly received orders to close the Congress that day, reported this Monday the Power of attorney.
Checkley, magistrate of the Supreme Court of Preparatory Investigationdeclared the resolution that rejected the defense request of Pedro Castilloduring the rights protection hearing, to watch the video with the statements of the former commander general of the National Police in the audience.
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He judge resolved, in this way, after the deadline to file an appeal against the resolution that initially declared the inadmissibility and “the willpower not challenge what was resolved,” said the Power of attorney in your account social network.
He recalled that at the hearing on October 13, the request of the lawyer Eduardo Pachas to not see the video and exclude from the investigation evidence that, according to him, violates constitutional guarantees of his client.
The Alfaro’s statements to the National Prosecutor’s Office were spread by local mediadays after December 7 of last year, when Castle tried to close the Congress, intervene the Judiciary and install an emergency executive who was going to govern by decree.
According to those statementshe former police chief reported that the same Castle He asked him, by telephone, to close the Congress and that “do not allow any person to enter and remove those who are inside.”
Furthermore, he asked him to “intervene the prosecutor of the Nation“and that when asked about the reasons for these interventions, Castillo responded that the Minister of the Interior would give him the details.
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After announcing the failed coup d’état, Castillo went to the Mexican Embassy in Lime with his family, but was detained by his own bodyguard after leaving the government palace and on the way to the diplomatic headquarters.
Currently, he is serving prison preventive in the prison of Barbadilloto the east of Limeinitially for 18 months while he is investigated for the crimes of conspiracy and rebellionbut another process was added to that process alleged corruption and criminal organization who ordered 36 months of preventive detention against Castle.