Government evaluates details of the bill that penalizes the leaking of information by judges and prosecutors

Government evaluates details of the bill that penalizes the leaking of information by judges and prosecutors

The President discussed this legal initiative with the Chief of Staff and the Minister of Justice.

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Government evaluates details of the bill that penalizes the leaking of information by judges and prosecutors

The chief of State held meetings this Monday at the Government Palace. (Photo: Presidency)

On Monday, the Government evaluated the details of the bill being prepared by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights to sanction judges, prosecutors or police officers who, within the framework of of a classified investigation, reveal information about the process.

This was announced by the Twitter account of the Presidency, which indicates that the head of state, Pedro Castillo, held a working meeting with the chief of staff, Aníbal Torres, and the head of the Justice portfolio, Félix Chero.< /p>

“President Pedro Castillo met with the head of the PCM and with the head of the Ministry of the Interior, to address issues of access to and strengthening of justice, including the next meeting of the Council for the Reform of the Justice System”,reads the Government's Twitter account.

In addition, they also evaluated the details of the bill that penalizes the disclosure of information on judicial processes by judges and prosecutors”, adds the publication.

It should be noted that this project had already been announced by Chero weeks ago, after the transcription of an audio between Zamir Villaverde and the former Minister of Transport and Communications, Juan Silva, was revealed.

In the transcript that collects the conversation, it can be seen that Villaverde would have given a bribe of S/100,000 to the former head of the MTC Juan Silva on behalf of Tableros y Puentes S.A. (Tapusa), one of the companies that, in a consortium, won the tender to build the Tarata bridge for S/232 million. The authenticity of this audio has been confirmed by the Public Ministry.