A group of citizens presented a request for annulment of the votes cast by congressman Jorge Montoya of Popular Renewal in favor of the postulation of Gustavo Gutierrez Ticsewho is one of the candidates for the position of magistrate of the Constitutional Court (TC). be warned an alleged conflict of interest from the opposition legislator.
“Congressman Jorge Montoya’s vote has taken place despite the fact that the congressman is in a serious conflict of interest, since the lawyer Gutiérrez Ticse has sponsored causes of the Popular Renovation political party. and, directly, even about its political leader, Rafael López Aliaga”, can be read in the document.
The request was sent to the official congressman Jose Balcazar Zeladapresident of the Special Commission for the selection of candidates suitable for the election of magistrates of the TC. This was formulated by the citizens Cruz Lisset Silva Del Carpio, Jennie Dador Tozzini and María Josefina Huamán Valladares.
Voting should not be valid, they explain
According to the complainants, Jorge Montoya should have been inhibited in voting on their own account. “According to the principles of the selection process for candidates of the Constitutional Court, Congressman Jorge Montoya should have reported those sponsorships and refrained from always voting with respect to this candidate,” they warn.
In this line, they consider that Gustavo Gutierrez Ticse should have reported in the first instance on the sponsorship to Renovación Popular and Rafael Lopez Aliaga. Given this omission, his exclusion from the process is requested: “We request you and through you the Selection Commission to inform of this request, discuss it, and proceed by right to exclude the candidate. Gustavo Gutierrez of the selection process. This, since the candidate does not meet the requirements of the profile of magistrate of the Constitutional Court that is required, “they add.