Peru Prosecutor’s Office denounces ex-President Kuczynski over pardon granted Alberto Fujimori

The Prosecutor alleges that Kuczynsky's pardon of Fujimori was granted to forestall his impeachment for his alleged links to Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peru's Prosecutor's Office today brought a constitutional complaint before Congress against ex-President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (2016-2018) and former legislator Kenji Fujimori for the "humanitarian" pardon granted to ex-President Alberto Fujimori in December 2017.

This type of prosecutorial complaint entails requesting Parliament to lift the legal immunity protecting former Peruvian presidents for 5 years after the end of their terms in order to be able to initiate legal proceedings against the accused.

The Prosecutor alleges that Kuczynsky's pardon of Fujimori was granted to prevent his dismissal as head of state for . . .

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