Former Peruvian National Intelligence Service (SIE) Chief Vladimiro Montesinos and Santiago Martin Rivas, leader of the paramilitary Colina Group created under then-President Alberto Fujimori, were sentenced Friday to 23 years in prison for the premeditated murder of Mariella Barreto, it was reported in Lima.
Alejandro Toledo is already sharing the Barbadillo Prison facilities with fellow former Peruvian Presidents Alberto Fujimori and Pedro Castillo after his extradition from the United States was completed Sunday. He is to stand trial for allegedly receiving bribes worth US$ 35 million from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
Peru's Judiciary Monday rejected a habeas corpus request filed by former President Pedro Castillo Terrones' legal counselors to spare the former head of state the 18 months' pre-trial detention he has been sentenced to pending a resolution on the case against him for trying to dissolve Congress and rule by decree.
Peru's one-house Congress voted once again Thursday against moving forward the elections to some time in 2023. It was the third such rejection in one week while the country sinks deeper into a political crisis which added one more fatality Thursday to the growing tally recorded since the impeachment of Pedro Castillo Terrones on Dec. 7, 2022. Several ministers are expected Friday to go to Congress to present another bill proposing an early election on October 8.
Peru's Prosecutor's Office Wednesday announced the arrest of former president Pedro Castillo Terrones for the commission of an act in flagrancy after his failed attempt to dissolve Parliament and his ensuing impeachment by Congress.
Peru's prisons bureau Sunday reported former President Alberto Fujimori had been hospitalized as a precaution due to a blood pressure issue amid a recurrent heart condition.
The Costa Rica-based Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has issued a ruling telling the Peruvian State to refrain from releasing former President Alberto Fujimori (1990-2000) from jail as ordered by the country's Constitutional Court (TC).
The Fourth Transitory National Superior Criminal Court Specializing in Organized Crime in Lima, Thursday issued a ruling banning former President Alberto Fujimori from leaving the country for the next 18 months, it was reported.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Friday said it was concerned following Thursday's decision by Peru's Constitutional Court to uphold a pardon to former president Alberto Fujimori, who is about to be released from jail, after being sentenced to 25 years for crimes against humanity.
Peru's Constitutional Court Thursday upheld a Presidential pardon granted in 2017 by Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) to Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for crimes against humanity.