In politics there are no coincidences. The leader of Peru Libre, Vladimir Cerronassured that his party “has nothing” to do with the appointments of Wilson Barrantes in the National Intelligence Directorate (DINI) and Raúl Noblecilla (his adviser and lawyer) in a vice-ministry of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM).
Through his official Twitter account, the also sentenced former regional governor of Junín said he hoped that with this statement the case would be “clarified.”
“In the appointments of Wilson Barrantes in the DINI and Raúl Noblecilla in vice-ministry of the PCM, Peru Libre has nothing to do with it. Cleared up”he wrote on the social network.
Who is Wilson Barrantes?
As you remember, Wilson Barrantes Mendoza was appointed head of the DINI through Supreme Resolution No. 324-2022-PCM, published today, Sunday, December 4, in the El Peruano newspaper.
A few days ago, the appointment to the post of Jose Luis Fernandezafter turning himself in to the authorities in the framework of the investigation that is being followed for alleged irregularities in the purchase of biodiesel that is part of the Petroperú Case.
Wilson Barrantes, a retired general, revealed on November 2 that President Pedro Castillo called him to be appointed as head of the DINI and denounced that for this to happen, the then Secretary General of the Presidential Office, Bruno Pacheco, asked him for 200 thousand soles.
Who is Raúl Noblecilla?
While, Raúl Noblecilla Olaechea was appointed as Deputy Minister of Territorial Governance of the PCMthrough Supreme Resolution No. 326-2022-PCM.
Noblecilla is an advisor to the congressman’s office Guillermo Bermejo (Perú Democrático) and is also one of his lawyers in the process against the legislator for alleged terrorist affiliation.
Also, last October, Raúl Noblecilla and Ronald Atencio filed a complaint against the National Prosecutor, Patricia Benavidesfor the crimes of criminal organization, personal concealment and obstruction of justice.