Friday, December 1, 2023

The opposition called on the interim prosecutors to resign from the appointment

While in the National Congress the lawyers Johel Zelaya and Mario Morazán were sworn in as general and deputy prosecutors, on an interim basis, in the Public Ministry (MP) many members of the opposition filed a complaint, as they it is considered. arbitrary and illegal procedure.

Representatives and leaders of the Salvador Party of Honduras (PSH), National Party, Liberal Party and Patriotic Alliance, went to the MP to criticize the Permanent Commission of the Legislative Power, appointed by the president of this entity, Luis Redondo, several time. former, with the purpose of appointing new authorities, after Congress experienced legislative paralysis for two months due to the lack of agreements.

They are interim prosecutors because to actually be elected they need the support of at least 86 of the 128 deputies in Congress.

Reaction to rejection

Angry at the swearing of Zelaya and Morazán, the head of the PSH bench, Jhosy Toscano, said that the call was not for the members of the commission, but for the two lawyers appointed to these positions, of which he said the following : ” They will disgrace the mantle, they lack the respect and principles of more than 30 thousand lawyers who are part of the Honduran Bar Association, who cannot lend themselves to this circus and these unconstitutional antics.”

“This is the plenary session, with 86 votes. So it is not a commission of nine people who are going to appoint them,” Toscano repeated.

In addition, he assured that if the designated interim prosecutors have ethics and love for the law, “they should come out in the media to say that they will not accept such a bad charge for nine illegal votes.”

“The commission has committed another abuse,” said the head of the National Party caucus, while his colleagues shouted: “Illegal! Illegal! Illegal!” as they walk through the halls of Congress. room where the members of the delegation gathered.

Members of the Permanent Commission

The Commission was not only questioned because of the way in which it was formed: improvised and while a riot was happening outside, but also because it was composed mostly of representatives from the Libertad y Refoundación Party (Libre) and two representatives who won. in their seats with the opposition, but in their actions they show sympathy for the government, according to some sectors.

The names of the displays are:

1. Luis Rolando Redondo Guifarro – President
2. Carlos Armando Zelaya Rosales – First Secretary
3. Hugo Rolando Noé Pino – Vice President
4. Luz Angélica Smith Mejía – Member
5. Silvia Bessy Ayala Figueroa – Member
6. Edgardo Antonio Casaña Mejía – Member
7. Kritza Jerlin Pérez Gallegos – Member
8. Russell Antonio Tom Flowers – Member
9. Josué Fabricio Carbajal Sandoval – Member

Likewise, the following persons serve as alternate members of the commission:
1.Scherly Melissa Arriaga Gómez
2. Juan Alberto Barahona
3. Linda Frances Donaire Portillo
4. Isis Carolina Cuéllar Erazo
5. Fatima Patricia Mena Baide
6. Jose Rosario Tejeda Tejeda
7. Carlos Alexis Raudales Maradiaga
8. Iroshka Lindaly Elvir Flores
9. Tibdeo Ricardo Elencoff Martínez

Two of them (Iroshka Elvir and Fátima Mena) rejected that appointment, saying that they do not agree with the selection of prosecutors in that way.

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