The spokesperson for the Popular Renovation bench, Jorge Montoya, will be investigated by the Ethics Commission for stating that the Minister of Culture, Gisela Ortiz, had ties to Shining Path when she was a student.
Initially, the report prepared by the technical secretariat of said parliamentary working group, which recommended investigating the legislator, obtained 6 votes in favor and 6 against.
Thus, she was the president of the commission, Rosio Torres (Alliance for Progress) who settled the case, voting in favor. Thus, by majority, it was approved to initiate an investigation against Montoya manrique.
The complaint was presented by seven congressmen, who indicated that the spokesman for Popular Renewal performed “Assertions that have no probative support” against Minister Gisela Ortiz.
On October 17 Jorge Montoya He said he had no evidence of Ortiz’s alleged link with the Shining Path, but he supported his version, alleging that there are statements from several people who assure this.
“He had a relationship with the Shining Path at that time, in La Cantuta. I have no evidence, I have information that was left (from that time). It is said by a person of the time. There are public statements from various other people as well. “, he stated.
When questioned for his claims, the parliamentarian from Popular Renewal reiterated that it is a “suspicion”. However, he stressed that it was reason enough for her to be removed from the position.