Keiko, the eldest daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori, who is in prison for human rights abuses, allegedly received $ 1.2 million from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht for her political campaigns in 2011 and 2016 – both of which failed.
Jose Domingo Perez, the prosecutor in the case involving Keiko, was sentenced to 11 months and 22 days in prison. The candidate was sentenced to 11 months and 22 days in prison for failing to comply with restrictions on communicating with witnesses in the case. Learn more from the video below.
Prosecutor calls on Peruvian justice to detain Keiko Fujimori
The candidate attended a hearing Monday with attorney Giuliana Losa. He said his client had not violated the regulations or acted to obstruct court proceedings and had not set a date to start hearings.
Keiko does not accept defeat
Popular Force candidate Keiko Fujimori at a press conference on May 8 – Photo: Reuters / Angela Ponce
The court’s decision came at a time when Keiko did not concede defeat to socialist Pedro Castillo, who declared himself the winner after the country’s election power. Declare your leadership by a margin of 44,058 votes.
In order to officially declare the winner, the National Electoral Court must be present Solve the challenge or cancellation of thousands of votes From afar, Keiko Fujimori requested the most, Alleged fraud. Experts say the review process can take days and weeks.
International observers of the process in Lima have already stated that The election was held in a transparent manner.
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