Walter Gutiérrez on changes in the PNP: “It transgresses constitutional standards and seeks impunity”

Walter Gutiérrez on changes in the PNP: “It transgresses constitutional standards and seeks impunity”

Former Ombudsman indicated that the action to remove the inspector general of the PNP leaves no doubt about the instrumentalization of power by Pedro Castillo.

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Walter Gutiérrez on changes in the PNP: “Transgresses constitutional standards and seeks impunity”

Walter Gutiérrez indicated that the TC has indicated that citizen security is a constitutional good that guarantees human rights. (Photo: GEC)

The former Ombudsman Walter Gutiérrez considered that the change of the high command of the National Police (PNP) not only “transgresses” constitutional standards, but also “also seeks impunity for the crimes committed” by the president Pedro Castillo< /b>.

Through his Twitter account, he indicated that the Constitutional Court (TC) has indicated that citizen security is a constitutional good that guarantees human rights, therefore the institutionality and professionalism of the PNP must be protected.

“Castillo's decision seeks to instrumentalize the police”, said Gutiérrez, who added that the TC referred that the removal or retirement of the members of the PNP must respect due process, equality before the law, due motivation, right to honor and good reputation, given that the police and military career < i>“constitutes the life project of its members”.

“Removal and retirement that do not meet these standards are unconstitutional because they affect the right of the police, and because they violate everyone's right to citizen security, so we are all in a position to present guarantee actions to avoid it”< /i>, underlined.

The action of removing the inspector general from the Police, at a time when the President has denounced Colonel [Harvey] Colchado in front of this institution, leaves no doubt about the instrumentalization of power by the president” , sentenced.

The Government appointed This Saturday, August 27, PNP Lieutenant General Raúl Enrique Alfaro Alvarado as the new PNP Commander General to replace PNP Lieutenant General of Arms Luis Alberto Vera Llerena, who he held this position since last May.

Alfaro Alvarado had been serving as inspector general of the PNP. He was appointed to that position at the end of May. On that same date, Vera Llerena was appointed General Commander of the Police.

Furthermore, through supreme resolution 135-2022-IN, published in the legal regulations bulletin of the newspaper El Peruano, the Executive Power appointed Segundo Leoncio Mejía Montenegro as the new inspector general of the PNP.