The list of those who prefer to hide rather than answer to justice is headed by two members of Pedro Castillo's family: Fray Vásquez Castillo and Gian Marco Castillo, and they are investigated by Los Dinámicos del Centro and Los Tiranos del Centro.
Pedro Castillo has been in government for seven months and already at least ten people linked to his environment (from relatives to leaders of Peru Libre) are fugitives (COMPOSITION: THE TRADE)
Pedro Castillo has only been in power for seven months, but scandals, complaints and tax investigations have marked this first period of his government. A clear example is that at least ten characters, from relatives to collaborators of the president, are fugitives.
The list of those who prefer to escape and hide before being accountable to justice is led by two members of Pedro Castillo's family (Fray Vásquez and Gian Marco Castillo) and is made up of the former presidential secretary, Bruno Pacheco, and those investigated for the cases. the Dynamics of the Center (all in the Rewards Program and on the most wanted list). The Central Tyrants also make up this ranking.
Pedro Castillo's nephews
Gian Marco Castillo (left) and Fray Vásquez Castillo (right), nephews of President Pedro Castillo, invoked influences and made “direct coordination” for works in the MTC, according to prosecutor. (Composition: El Comercio)/
As reported by El Comercio, the anti-corruption prosecutor Karla Zecenarro, in charge of the case, charges Fray Vásquez Castillo and Gian Marco Castillo Gómez the alleged crimes of aggravated collusion, influence peddling as an alternative criminal offense and criminal organization to the detriment of the State.
Two judicial orders weigh on both: a preliminary detention of 10 days (issued on Monday, March 28) and another one preventing them from leaving the country for five months for the Tarata Case (issued on March 30). They also appear on the most wanted list and in the Rewards Program.
Relatives and close associates of President Castillo are included in the Rewards Program. (Screenshot: Mininter)
During the hearing on the impediment to leaving the country, the representative of the Public Ministry indicated, for example, that Fray Vásquez, together with other investigators, would have sought the appointment of people he trusted in Provías (from the Ministry of Transport and Communications) with in order for works to be awarded in favor of certain companies.
The names of Castillo's nephews began to come to light when Fourth Estate discovered the secret meetings of President Pedro Castillo in the house on Passage Sarratea, in Breña.
In addition, before the office of prosecutor Luz Taquire, lobbyist Karelim López declared that President Castillo runs a mafia that operates in the MTC, in which his nephews would be involved.
Bruno Pacheco (left) was Pedro Castillo's right-hand man and attended most of his activities and trips with him. Here on a visit to Jaén (Photo: Presidency)/
In just a few months, he went from being President Castillo's right-hand man and secretary general of the Government Palace to being investigated by various prosecutors and now a fugitive from justice. At the request of prosecutor Zecenarro, Bruno Pacheco has a preliminary arrest warrant along with the president's nephews and two orders preventing him from leaving the country.
Bruno Pacheco is being investigated by the National Prosecutor's Office for the alleged crimes of abuse of authority and illegal sponsorship in the case of pressure on promotions in the Armed Forces, as well as for alleged illicit enrichment, after finding $20,000 in cash in the bathroom of his office in the Government Palace.
Furthermore, prosecutor Luz Taquire is investigating him for alleged money laundering in the same case as Zamir Villaverde, Fray Vásquez Castillo (nephew of Pedro Castillo) and Karelim López, who has an effective collaboration process. Pacheco is also being investigated for influence peddling for alleged pressure on Sunat.
The Dynamics of the Center< /h2>
The four 'Dynamics of the Center' also included in the Rewards Program
Four of those investigated for the Case Los Dinámicos del Centro have not only been fugitives for six months, but also appear on the list of the most wanted. However, they are not located. They were sentenced to 36 months of preventive detention.
At the head is Arturo Cárdenas Tovar, right hand of Vladimir Cerrón, leader and founder of Peru Libre and secretary of the government party's national organization.
Last September, when the Judiciary evaluated preventive detention, Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Vanessa Díaz pointed to Cerrón as the alleged leader of the criminal organization the 'Dinamicos del Centro '. She said that the goal of this group was to raise money for the campaign of Peru Libre and Cerrón.
“This prosecution establishes that we are facing a criminal organization allegedly made up of up to four levels. In the first is Vladimir Cerrón as leader, Arturo Cárdenas Tovar in second level, liaison man for the organization, and then they branch off in two: one in the criminal activity related to driving license traffic and in parallel to the hiring of personnel”, the prosecutor said at that time.
When everything was happy during the campaign. From left to right: Waldemar Cerrón (current congressman and spokesman for Peru Libre), Vladimir Cerrón (founder of Peru Libre) and Arturo Cárdenas.
Others investigated for the Los Dinámicos del Centro case who are still at large are: Waldys Vilcapoma Manrique, Eduardo Reyes Salguerán, former regional director of Transport and Communications of the Regional Government of Junín, and Francisco Muedas Santana.
The Tyrants of the Center
In November 2019, the now fugitive mayor of Huancayo, Juan Carlos Quispe , commented to his predecessor Henry López, also a fugitive, about the fee that “doctor” Cerrón requested for the acquisition of a property in Breña.
Since February there have been three fugitives investigated by the Case of Los Tiranos del Centro, a criminal organization that from the Provincial Municipality of Huancayo charged quotas to formal and informal merchants in the capital of Junín.
He is Henry López Cantorín, suspended mayor of Huancayo, a member of Peru Libre and close to Vladimir Cerrón, as well as Juan Carlos Quispe Ledesma, also former mayor of Huancayo, and Carlos Pimentel. They are investigated for alleged crimes against the public administration in the forms of concussion, improper collection and own passive bribery, under the spectrum of criminal organization.
The Investigation Unit of El Comercio revealed in March an audio between Henry López and Juan Carlos Quispe on how the purchase of the local supporter of Peru Libre was financed for US$ 220,000, located on the first block of Brasil Avenue, district of Breña, in Lima.
Listen to the aforementioned audio here:
The suspended mayor of Huancayo, Juan Carlos Quispe, comments, in dialogue with his predecessor Henry López, that the “doctor” requested a “contribution to buy the Lima premises.”
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