The plenary session of the Constitutional Court in Peru votes today on the “habeas corpus” presented by the defense of former President Ollanta Humala and his wife, Nadine Heredia, so that both may have their cases prosecuted, explained Andina news agency.
The Peruvian law requires that this case must be resolved with a face-to-face intervention and with the seven magistrates who make up the plenary session of the Constitutional Court.
Since the magistrate of the TC, Eloy Espinosa-Saldaña had been absent because of his vacation period, today the voting procedure of this case will conclude today.
“Ollanta Humala and Nadine Heredia are investigated for the alleged commission of the crime of money laundering, which they would have incurred when they received money from the Odebrecht company for their electoral campaign in the 2011 elections.”, said Andina.
Former Odebrecht executive in Peru Jorge Barata ratified Peruvian prosecutors, who traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil, to collect his testimony at the end of February of this year, that he delivered $3 million US dollars to Ollanta Humala’s 2011 presidential campaign, by order of his then boss, Marcelo Odebrecht, former CEO of Odebrecht.
In the context of this case’s investigation, judge Richard Concepción Carhuancho ordered 18 months of preventive detention against the ex-presidential couple.
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