“Criminal acts and organized crime must be taken into account as a matter of state. This is the commitment of Congress”, during a forum titled ‘Necessary reforms in matters of civil security’ organized by Alejandro Munante Barrios, third vice president of the parliament, state That power was confirmed by President José Williams Zapata.
During his speech, Williams condemned the acts of organized crime that daily attack our population in different regions of the country, including children and infants, such as the recent case in Iquitos.
He indicated that cases of extortion, kidnapping and all criminal acts destroy the homes of thousands of Peruvians.
“The situation we have right now is serious and notoriously fragile given the violence experienced today. There are things that anger us, like a child being murdered in an attack without hesitation,” Parliament said the chief.
Williams offered some tips and options for combating organized crime, pointing to successful experiences in other countries, such as Colombia, which is making significant progress in this area.
Finally, they welcomed the convening of this forum, organized by Vice President Alejandro Munante, which would allow important findings to be taken into account. He urged for continuation of such events to find alternatives to tackle organized crime.
Raising Citizenship Awareness
In his speech, Alejandro Munante Barrios, Third Vice President of the Parliament, pointed out the need to raise awareness among the entire population about issues of civil protection in order to combat crime with the full force of the law and an organized population.
He indicated that there is a need to reform the rules to counter the crime wave, along with other approaches and concrete proposals.
“I would like to congratulate and thank all the guests who are attending this important event today which is tailored to discuss and evaluate mechanisms and approaches to combat crime with different perspectives. There are many Which does not want to say but it is necessary to say to protect the citizens.We need to make the entire population aware of civil security issues to deal with it in better circumstances.
Isabel Soto Bardels, head of the Congressional Citizen Liaison Office, was also attending the event; Jose Tisoc, former PNP General; Carmela de Orbegoso and Luis Pacheco Mandujano, civil protection experts; Former Colonel EP Juan Carlos Leando, among other guests, who gave their contribution and perspective about the fight against civil insecurity in the country.
At the end of the programme, the 3rd Vice President of Congress felicitated all the participants and expressed his gratitude for highlighting their knowledge on this important subject.