The Ombudsman's Office reveals that a witness in the case of Congressman Freddy Díaz died in an assault last August

The Ombudsman's Office reveals that a witness in the case of Congressman Freddy Díaz died in an assault last August

This is PNP noncommissioned officer Percy Pineda Toscano, who lost his life after his vehicle was intercepted at kilometer 88 of the Panamericana Norte highway.

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    The Ombudsman's Office reveals which witness in the case of Congressman Freddy Díaz died in an assault last August

    This is PNP Petty Officer Percy Pineda Toscano, who lost his life after his vehicle was intercepted at kilometer 88 of the Panamericana Norte. (Photo: El Comercio)

    An officer of the National Police (PNP) who was a witness in the case of congressman Freddy Díaz (No Agrupados), denounced for having raped a worker of that state power, died in an assault last August, as revealed by the Ombudsman in charge of the People, Eliana Revollar .

    In an interview with Epicentro TV, the head of said entity pointed out that it is PNP non-commissioned officer Percy Pineda Toscano , who lost his life on August 7 at kilometer 88 of the Panamericana Norte.

    “Mr. (Percy) Pineda (Toscano) passed away in the first days of August and passed away on the 16th. He is the one who guarded the door of the Azángaro premises of Congress. We have one witness less and we are very concerned”, he explained.

    “He was on a trip, he was intercepted by three people to assault him and using his regulatory weapons he repelled the attack. Unfortunately, he was mortally wounded, his 3-year-old son has managed to survive, but that witness for the purposes of this case is no longer there ”, he added.

    Revollar also revealed that according to the first tests carried out by the crime lab, the legislator's victim did not present a trace of any alcoholic substance nor toxic to your body.

    “Information has come out of the crime lab that the lady would not have traces of any alcoholic or toxic substance. The testimony of the congressman himself in the media has been that they have drunk in the place”, he limited.

    The Ombudsman's Office reveals that a witness in the case of Congressman Freddy Díaz died in an assault last August

    Statements by the Ombudsman in charge, Eliana Revollar. (Video: Epicentro TV)

    It should be noted that on September 7, after debating the case in a secret session, the plenary session of Congress approved, already publicly , suspend parliamentarian Freddy Díaz for 120 days without pay, accused of rape.

    The report of the Ethics Commission was approved by 99 votes in favor, zero against and 4 abstentions: Alfredo Pariona and Janet Rivas (from Peru Libre), Jorge Luis Flores (Acción Popular) and Jorge Coayla (Perú Bicentenario ).

    As of August 3, the constitutional complaint filed against the now suspended congressman seeking his removal and disqualification from any public office for ten years. The accusation is promoted by Patricia Chirinos (Avanza País).