The National Prosecutor’s Office ruled on the statements issued by the president Dina Boluarte in his last message to the nation, in which he warned that the acts of violence registered during the protests “they will not go unpunished” and that those people who participated in the initiatives will be denounced in coordination with the Public Ministry in order to open “the tax files”.
“The powers of the State, constitutional bodies and public and private institutions are reminded that the Public Ministry is an autonomous institutional body,” responds to the statement from the National Prosecutor’s Office, led by prosecutor Patricia Benavides, in relation to the statements by the head of state.
In this criticism, he reiterates that “the crime investigation function is a constitutional competence of the Public Ministry, which is fulfilled with autonomy, independence and without any type of political, economic or media interference.”
The statement ends by highlighting “its commitment to objective action in defense of legality and the human rights of all Peruvians.”
Warning from Dina Boluarte
Dina Boluarte announced that it will work with the National Prosecutor’s Office so that acts of violence generated between December and January do not go unpunished.
“The acts of violence generated throughout these days of December and now in January will not go unpunished. The Government will act within the framework of the Constitution and the laws that it protects in a strict and firm manner. Our National Intelligence Directorate is acting with the firmness that corresponds and soon we will be, together with the Prosecutor’s Office, verifying and opening the tax folders of those people who are generating acts of violence, destruction of private and State property,” said the president. in a speech with members of his cabinet.