Harvey Colchado: PNP initiates administrative disciplinary process after complaint against him by Pedro Castillo

Harvey Colchado: PNP initiates administrative disciplinary process after complaint against him by Pedro Castillo

Pedro Castillo filed a complaint against Harvey Colchado, leader of the PNP special team, for alleged serious misconduct and with this seeks to have him dismissed from his institution

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Harvey Colchado: PNP initiates administrative disciplinary process after complaint against him by Pedro Castillo

Harvey Colchado went this Monday, September 5, to the headquarters of the Inspectorate of the PNP/

Colonel PNP Harvey Colchado-leader of the group of police officers that supports the special team of prosecutors in charge of investigations around the president- went this Monday, September 5, to the headquarters of the General Inspectorate of the National Police after the complaint against him made by the president Pedro Castillo. As El Comercio learned, the officer was notified of the initiation of an administrative disciplinary process against him.

Colchado arrived at 8:20 am at the headquarters of said police unit, in Surquillo, and left a little after 8:45 am, accompanied by his lawyer Luis Naldos.

“We have assisted in the notification to Colonel Colchado of the beginning of an administrative disciplinary process that we consider to be in violation of the Constitution”, explained his lawyer.

He recalled that the presence and participation of the police force in the intervention at the Government Palace on August 8, was done in his capacity as coordinator of the PNP Special Team that supports the investigations of the Special Prosecution Team Against Corruption of Power. /p>

“As is known, the colonel has intervened at a request from the Public Ministry and in compliance with a court order. So, any questioning of that diligence would have to be made before the competent authority. That is to say, there is an authority that has an investigation underway and the colonel came to support it,” Naldos pointed out.

Colchado will have five business days to present your defenses in the framework of the previous actions initiated against you.

Meanwhile, the lawyer Luciano López reported that “in view of the clear abuse of power against Colonel Harvey Colchado, due to Pedro Castillo's complaint” he accepted the defense of the constitutional rights of the aforementioned officer.

On August 31, Colchado went to said instance, which notified him of the president's accusation so that provide your rebuttals within five business days.

On August 25, Castillo filed a complaint against Harvey Colchado for alleged misconduct serious and with it seeks to be dismissed from his institution. Even, as reported by El Comercio, an immediate effect could be that the officer could be temporarily removed from the position while the investigations continue.