Judge Víctor Zúñiga Urday will announce his decision. Defense of Keiko Fujimori and the other defendants allege that the facts attributed to them do not constitute a crime of money laundering.
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In March 2021, the prosecution presented its accusation against Keiko Fujimori, for whom he requested 30 years and 10 months in prison for various crimes. (Photo: El Comercio Archive)
The judge Víctor Zúñiga Urdaydecides this Monday the 12th whether to file the accusation for money laundering against the leader of Fuerza Popular, Keiko Fujimori, for the case of the alleged contributions crimes to the Fuerza Popular campaigns in 2011 and 2016.
The defense of Keiko Fujimoriand the other defendants basically allege that the facts attributed to them do not constitute a crime of money laundering. Jaime Yoshiyama, Pier Figari, Ana Herz, José Chlimper, Augusto Bedoya and Adriana Tarazona, among others, are also under investigation.
Meanwhile, the prosecution and the attorney asked the judge to reject each of the appeals, called exception of inadmissibility of action and that were already supported by the lawyers of the investigated.
Los recursos, llamados excepciones de improcedencia, alegan básicamente que los hechos que se les atribuyen a estos acusados no se configuran como lavado de activos. La fiscalía y la procuraduría pidieron al juez rechazar cada uno de estos recursos @Politica_ECpe
— Víctor Reyes Parra (@nekroRP) September 8, 2022
On March 11, 2021, prosecutor José Domingo Pérez, of the special team, presented his accusation for the crimes of organized crime, money laundering, obstruction of justice and false statement in administrative proceedings against Keiko Fujimori, to who requested 30 years and 10 months in prison.
Judge Zúñiga directs, since August 31, 2021, the hearings where he reviewed said file.