Locked. Victor Polay Campos, former leader of the terrorist group Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA), He will remain in prison serving his sentence.reported the National Penitentiary Institute (INPE).
Through its social networks, the institution He denied the versions spread on the internet on an alleged release of Polay Campos this Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
“The publications that have been circulating on social networks about the release of the inmate Victor Polay Campos on January 3, 2023, are false. In addition, We inform that the inmate will remain in custody until the year 2026″, the post reads.
Who is Victor Polay Campos?
Victor Polay Campos He is a terrorist leader from the 80’s era. He is considered one of the most feared leaders of terrorism along with the deceased Abimael Guzman Reynoso.
He is currently being held in a prison in the Callao Naval Base, where Vladimiro Montesinos Torres is also locatedformer presidential adviser to the former dictator Alberto Fujimori.
Victor Polay was sentenced to 35 years in prison
In March 2006, Victor Polay Campos was found guilty of crimes committed between 1980 and 1990, reason for which he was sentenced to 32 years in prison. Later, in 2008, that sentence was increased to 35 years.
It is worth mentioning that this January 3, 2023, he is serving a 35-year sentence since he was imprisoned in 1988, and recaptured in 1992, according to the penal room.