The legislators agreed that Benavides will have the fight against corruption as one of his missions.
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Patricia Benavides Vargas is the new prosecutor of the Nation. Photo: National Justice Board
Parliamentarians from different benches such as Norma Yarrow (Avanza País), Ruth Luque (Democratic Change) and Héctor Acuña Peralta (Alianza for Progress) congratulated Liz Benavides for her election as the new prosecutor of the Nation.
In their social networks, the legislators agreed that the new head of the Public Ministry must show qualities in the fight against corruption.
“My regards to appointment of a new Public Prosecutor. A woman assumes important responsibility of directing the Public Ministry. That his management guarantees objectivity, firmness against corruption and impunity, in addition, a gender approach is guaranteed to combat violence against women”, expressed Luque.
“In the hands of a woman lies the responsibility of the Attorney General's Office. Act in accordance with the law and firmly in the face of so many acts of corruption by this Government. Dr. Patricia Benavides, Peru awaits your correct action”, wrote Yarrow.< /p>
En manos de una mujer recae la responsabilidad de la Fiscalía de la Nación.
Que actúe de acuerdo a Ley y con firmeza ante tantos actos de corrupción de este gobierno. Dra. Patricia Benavides, el Perú espera su correcta actuación.#FiscalDeLaNación
— Norma Yarrow (@NormaYarrow4) June 20, 2022
“I welcome the election of Dr. Liz Benavides Vargas as Prosecutor of the Nation. The difficult situation will test his competence and firmness in directing the Office of the Prosecutor along the path of institutional independence and the fight against corruption ”, wrote Acuña Peralta.
It should be noted that Benavides Vargas must continue with the investigation against President Pedro Castillo for the alleged crime of criminal organization. For this case, the head of state declared last Friday.