The former president of Peru, Alejandro Toledo, confirmed that he is suffering from cancer during his last public hearing for the Interoceánica case trial. The president also pointed out that apart from this, he has heart problems that also complicate his health condition. In that sense, he asked the authorities to keep his trial free.
“Can I order before? (…) I want you to know that for 15 years I have suffered from serious diseases that have been found here and confirmed in the United States. One of the issue is the heart, the other is that they know me. here and confirm it there, I have CANCER. It started and I was very worried,” said Toledo.
Also, he said that he is receiving psychological treatment to cope with this crime and reiterated his request to defend himself while free.
“I ask you please, that I respect everything you tell me legally, but I ask you please that I have to continue my defense of freedom,” he emphasized.
Finally, Judge Inés Rojas reminded the lawyer of the former president of Peru that the coercive measures were confirmed by the preparatory investigation judge.
What investigations against Alejandro Toledo are ongoing?
As it turns out, the president is being investigated Case of Ecoteva after receiving money using offshore companies that allegedly had the purpose of buying properties in Peru and the United States. Her mother-in-law was also involved in this incident, Eva Fernenbug, and his wife, Elianne Karp. In addition, hearings were held in the case of Interoceánica, where Toledo would have received transfers of bribes that would have been arranged through an Israeli businessman. Josef Maiman.