The independent deputy Rolando Barahona revealed this Monday that as many as 26 parliamentarians are being investigated for corruption by the Specialized Fiscal Unit Against Corruption Networks (Uferco)
“It is possible to remove them from their positions as deputies for the rest of 2023 or maybe next year, but there are 26 under investigation, most of them leading the benches of different parties,” he warned.
He assured that in the National and Liberal Party there are many people who are mentioned in various acts of corruption and they are usually the ones who manage the parties or lead them.
According to Barahora, “hearing the leaders of different groups saying that it is political persecution makes me laugh because it is a simple excuse, suddenly they felt the footprints of a big animal, they know how many act of corruption. they did; “Justice will come to them.”
In his view, what was done by the current interim Prosecutors should have happened a long time ago because “I’m sure that regardless of the color of the people, they will be happy to see the corrupt salaries because that’s what has done so much. to the detriment of the people.” country”.
“The corruption cases that are in the hands of Uferco and that involve the current representatives are a gun to the heads of the people who make decisions in the banks, a gun that is ready to go off, but everything will depend what the government wants… government,” he said.
In his opinion, Uferco will be used as a negotiating tool or suddenly the deputies investigated for corruption will be dismissed, but “it is outrageous that they say it is a political persecution when they killed thousands of people in Mobile theft. Hospitals”.