“After criticizing the judge’s decision, [Giuliana] Loza (Villanela’s lawyer) said that there were no elements of conviction on the allegations of money laundering in the tort of the Peruvian State made by the prosecution to her client”, La Tercera explained.
Loza announced also that the judge’s decision will be appealed. It was also known that the prosecution’s original request was of 26-month preventive detention in the suspicion that Villanela was laundering money from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
Keiko Fujimori’s father, ex-President Alberto Fujimori, is also in prison serving time for a 25-year sentence for the Barrios Altos and La Cantuta cases. He had been pardoned by the then President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in December 2017 but on February 2018 his pardon was annulled and was sent back to jail complete his sentence.
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