The journalist Jaime Chincha critical of Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Eduardo Arana, after he reduced the increase in extortion cases in the country. In an interview for Canal N, the media outlet where Chincha works, head of the Minju He said that the victims themselves are due to fear because they are victims of extortion and accept the condition of criminals. Because of this, the press man did not hesitate to mention that Arana should be questioned by Congress.
“This from the Minister (of Justice) cannot go unnoticed. Mr. Eduardo Arana It deserves, if anything, a call from Congress, under an urgent invitation or under an interpellation, but it is not like that, it is not empathy. In addition, it distances itself from what is actually experienced by the population or the people who suffer from extortion. (…) There you can see that there is no leadership in this Government against crime and this ‘pantomime’ of the state of emergency is made to entertain us a little,” he said in his program.
In an interview with mayor of the district of San Luis, Ricardo Pérez, Chincha stated that the head of the Justice portfolio did not show empathy, a statement that the mayor agreed with, who added that Arana “has no idea” what it is like to experience extortion. “Put yourself in the people’s place,” Pérez told the minister.
Eduardo Arana: what did the Minister of Justice say about extortion?
In a recent interview for Canal N, the Minister of Justice, Eduardo Arana, assured that the crime rate has decreased in some areas; However, he also stressed that extortions have increased significantly. This, according to the official, is due to the fact that people show fear when hearing threatening calls.
“Why has extortion increased? Because now criminals make an unlimited number of calls and within this unlimited number there are some people who accept out of fear. So, that’s why the extortion rate has become easy If someone accepts or refuses. The intimidation is only through the phone,” he said.