Zamir Villaverde Garcia is an entrepreneur who registered four visits to the Government Palace during the first months of the management of peter castle. Besides, the company Vigarza SAC, where he appears as proxy, lent him his vehicles to the nephew of the head of state, as revealed by the program “Fourth Power”. Likewise, his links with the former secretary of the Government Palace have been pointed out Bruno Pacheco; but he has also been associated with Fujimorism.
Along these lines, Villaverde appears as one of the contributors in the accounts presented by Fuerza Popular before the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE), for which he was one of those cited by the prosecutor José Domingo Pérez in 2018.
Who is Zamir Villaverde?
Zamir Villaverde He is a businessman, a specialist in citizen security, who is currently serving preventive detention in the prison Ancon 1. His family owns the company Vigarza S.A.C.., which was founded by her mother, Luz Marina García Velarde, and her younger sister Rocío Vanessa. Likewise, Villaverde is the creator of the Villaverde Foundation and the Marviga EIRL Corporation.
Currently, his most important businesses come from the sale of land to the south of Lima, between kilometers 124 and 125 of the Panamericana Sur, where he is promoting the construction of the real estate project that has the title of Residential Dolphins.
Relationship with Pedro Castillo
At the beginning of July, the businessman Zamir Villaverde Garcia He appeared on a television program and urged the public to trust Pedro Castillo. “Why not give our vote of confidence to a person who comes from town,” stated at that time.
After this television intervention, no more was heard about Villaverde. However, he was very close to the environment of Castillo Terrones.
Meanwhile, one of the first actions of the now president was to designate a character already known by the businessman. Thus, on July 30, the head of state appointed Bruno Pacheco as the new secretary general of the Government Palace, a position of higher hierarchy, after the president.
How did you accuse Pedro Castillo?
Zamir Villaverde appeared on the morning of Wednesday the 11th before the Oversight Commission of Congress to answer questions about your relationship with the President Pedro Castillo regarding the Sarratea case. The businessman, from the Ancón 1 prison, where he is serving preventive detention, connected virtually to make a series of complaints against the head of state, although he did not show evidence for any of them.
When he began his message in front of the members of this congressional working group – led by the Fujimorist parliamentarian Héctor Ventura – Villaverde pointed out that the president had manipulated the presidential elections in coordination with the National Elections Jury, and thus resorted to speech of the fraud already denied by the Prosecutor’s Office.
According to the businessman’s version, Castillo Terrones managed to win the last elections fraudulently and said he knew the identity of the one who “led, planned and coordinated this work with the National Elections Jury at the highest level.” However, he did not detail any proof of what was said and only managed to say that “democracy was damaged.”
Relationship with Bruno Pacheco
The former Secretary General of the Government Palace, Bruno Pacheco, would have worked in the Villaverde company. As indicated in his work record, Pacheco before participating in the campaign of peter castleworked from 2014 to 2020 as head of personnel selection and training for the Zamir Villaverde family’s security company: Vigarza SAC
Relationship with Fray Vásquez, Pedro Castillo’s nephew, and connection with meeting at Breña’s house
Fray Vasquez Castillo, 31 years old, he is a native of Chota, Cajamarca and nephew of the president, son of Adelinda Castillo Terrones, elder sister of the president. Likewise, he was one of the main collaborators in the electoral campaign of his uncle.
The Fourth Power program revealed that the “presidential nephew” was driving a truck from the Mazavig company in front of the house on the Sarratea passage in Breña, whose general manager is Zamir Villaverde.
Past in the FAP and prison admissions
As revealed by the Sunday Fourth Power issued on December 6, 2021, the businessman in 1999 was a non-commissioned officer of the Air Force from Peru, from where he was expelled after three years when he was identified as belonging to a gang of criminals. Later, in 2007, he was arrested in a police chase and charged with be part of a criminal gang. In addition, Villaverde also records two admissions to prison.
Visits to the Government Palace
Zamir Villaverde entered the Government Palace four times. The first visit took place on Wednesday, August 4, five days after Bruno Pacheco was appointed as secretary general. On the same date they also entered Silvia Barrera Vásquez and Vladimir Meza Villarreal.
Villaverde’s second visit to the Government Palace took place on Saturday, August 14. The entry of the businessman was authorized by the Undersecretary General Ysmael Mayuri Quispe, who had Pacheco as boss.
The third and fourth visits were made on Wednesday, October 6. Villaverde entered first at 2:08 pm and then at 4:08 pm Both visits were authorized by General Mayuri Quispe.
Gavidia on Villaverde: uses Congress “as a tribune” for denouncing electoral fraud without evidence
Defense Minister José Luis Gavidia accused the businessman Zamir Villaverde to use Congress “as a tribune” to denounce—without any proof—the president peter castle for electoral fraud in the general elections 2021.
“These are quite rare statements where he is using the Executive Branch to make complaints, I think he should have done it before a prosecutor or judge. It will be the justice that will have to ask for the evidence of what Zamir Villaverde manifests,” said the head of Defense in statements to Canal N.
Pedro Castillo’s lawyer denied that the president knows Zamir Villaverde
“The president does not know Zamir Villaverde, he has no direct or indirect relationship. He has never had contact, there has never been a meeting, he has never had a phone call and he has never had any kind of relationship, “he clarified in dialogue with RPP.
Coordinator of the presidential campaign of Pedro Castillo affirms that they have just met Zamir Villaverde through the news
Jorge Spelucin Aliagaleader of Peru Free in Cajamarca, who served as national coordinator of President Pedro Castillo’s election campaign, told RPP that he did not see businessman Zamir Villaverde during the election process.
“We just found out about it on the news. I don’t know him. I have closely coordinated the campaign, not only in Cajamarca but at the national level (…) I have not seen it in any political commission, I have not seen it in any organic framework of the party or the campaign commands, that is why it is so surprising, that the president is so loose of bones and institutions such as JNE Yet the ONPE and international organizations”, he stated.
Zamir Villaverde wants to be an effective collaborator in the Sarratea case
The real estate and security entrepreneur, Zamir Villaverdeyou want to become an effective collaborator in the Saratea casewhich investigates alleged acts of corruption in Decentralized Provías.
According to judicial sources, between April 7 and 9, before the prosecutor Karla Zecenarro sustained the request for 36 months of preventive detention before the Judicial Branch, Villaverde’s lawyers reported that the businessman wanted to benefit from effective collaboration.
Zamir Villaverde: “I accept the right of silence until I have legal and personal measures”
Zamir Villaverde He opted for silence and decided not to delve into his statements during the session of the Congressional Oversight Commission on May 13. “Because of what was stated in the Control Commission and with my lawyer, Dr. Julio Rodríguez Delgado, I am going to accept the right of silence until I have the legal and personal measures that guarantee my safety,” said the businessman.
When will Zamir Villaverde’s new session be?
The Control Commission decided to reschedule the session for next Tuesday, May 17. Villaverde will be able to give new statements.