The interior minister, Victor Rojas Herrera, and the commanding general of the National PoliceRaúl Alfaro Alvarado, assigned the new positions to 62 generals in the different directions, and specialized, operational and administration units of the PNP.
Among the most important police units, in which the headquarters have been renewed, they find each other the Directorate against Terrorism (Dircote)the Criminal Investigation Directorate (Dirincri), the Anti-drug Directorate (Dinandro) and the Intelligence Directorate of the National Police (Dirin).
According to sources from the ministerial office, the current Police Command has been ratified, so The Commander General, PNP Lieutenant General Raúl Alfaro Alvarado, will continue to serve; the Chief of the General Staff of the PNP, Lieutenant General Vicente Álvarez Moreno; and the General Inspector of the Police, Lieutenant General Segundo Mejía Montenegro.
Of the total number of generals, 51 were qualified to hold positions in the different units of the National Police. Some generals were ratified in their posts and others had to be reassigned within the police structure.
Another group of 11 generals, including the 9 investigated for allegedly having paid bribes to move up a grade, and those who re-entered the institution by court order were reassigned to the Advisory Commission of the General Command of the PNP.
by order of the minister Victor RojasIt was recommended that the head of the Seventh Lima Police Region, PNP General Víctor Zanabria Angulo, be ratified in office.
Zanabria’s appointment came after taking over from General Manuel Lozada Morales, who was injured during the latest protests in downtown Lima.
Along these lines, the head of the Callao Police Region, General Jorge Castillo Vargas, was also ratified in his post.
By the way, Jorge Castillo is one of the five generals who were promoted after visiting the Government Palace during the administration of former President Pedro Castillobut does not appear in the list of generals investigated by the Special Team of Prosecutors Against Power Corruption.
The head of the Money Laundering Investigation Directorate (Dirila), General Johnny Véliz Noriega; the head of the Ica Police Front, General Aldo Muñoz Ygal; and the head of the Cajamarca Police Front, General Fidel Pisfil Muñoz.
General Carlos Céspedes Muñoz, head of the Criminal Investigation Directorate (Dirincri), will now assume responsibility as liaison with the Armed Forces in Vraem.
For his part, the head of the Directorate of Investigation Against Terrorism (Dircote), PNP General Óscar Arriola Delgado, was relieved of his post. He will now take charge of the Criminal Investigation Directorate (Dirincri). In his replacement, the recently promoted General José Zavala Chumbiauca was appointed.
The head of the Anti-drug Directorate (Dirandro), General Denis Rodríguez Bardales, was changed to assume functions in the Tax Police Directorate. In his place, General José Ludeña Condori was appointed.
The same fate befell the head of the PNP’s Intelligence Directorate (DIRIN), General Carlos Malaver Odias. In his position, the recently promoted general Enrique Felipe Monroy was appointed.
The head of the Anti-Corruption Investigation Directorate (Dicocor), General Fredy López Mendoza, was replaced by General Zenón Loayza Díaz. López will now be in charge of the Air Police.
The nine generals implicated in alleged bribery for promotion were assigned to the Advisory Commission of the General Command. These are: Generals Pedro Villanueva Nole, Nicasio Zapata Súclupe, Manuel Goicochea Chunga and Luis Legua Echeoaga.