Wednesday, November 29, 2023

What is the judicial status of the congressman who was arrested?

The lawmaker from the Podemos Peru bench was declared a contumacious offender.

Luis Picón, from the Podemos Peru parliamentary bench, was arrested on October 18, pursuant to an arrest warrant against him for a serious complaint.

The congressman joined the group of lawmakers who were declared as contumacious prisoners. Seeing this situation, many agents from the Criminal Investigation Directorate (Dirincri), in Peruvian National Police (PNP), They approached the senior official outside the Parliament, and then made him get into their car; However, he was later released.


As mentioned, Luis Picon, 66 years old, arrested because of a complaint about his management of Regional Government of Huánuco.

Of the 32 complaints filed against the father of the nation, one of them was an accusation of taxation.

The arrest took place by order of Fourth Unipersonal Supraprovincial Court, under the protection of the warrant of arrest, within the framework of the process followed by the crimes of conspiracy and improper use of office.

It is reported that he is being investigated for fictitious valuations of works of more than S/86 million, during his administration as regional governor of Huánuco, between 2011 and 2014.

The trial against Picón will continue this Friday, October 27, after the hearing held on Wednesday, the 25th of the same month.

It was established by the aforementioned court, which decided that the procedure will be carried out from 2:30 in the afternoon. Because of all this, it was requested that he be given a four-year prison sentence.

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