The The Congressional Subcommittee on Constitutional Allegations agreed this Friday, September 15, to accept the constitutional complaints against the congresswoman for processing Worthy street because of alleged abandonment of office. The initiative, promoted by parliamentarians Kelly Portalatino and Rosselli Amuruz, comes after a parliamentarian from the Podemos Peru Bank remained in the US for more than eight months.
The vote to allow Calle’s trial was 19 in favor, 2 against and 2 abstentions. The lawmaker had been in the U.S. since January 2023 but again requested a 60-day personal leave on July 26. However, this request was rejected by the current board.
In this regard, Rosselli Amuruz, in filing her complaint, pointed out that beyond the legislature’s demand for unpaid leave, there is a question of responsibility of the population that elected her.
For her part, Kelly Portalatino pointed out that Calle also violated Article 93 of the Constitution, referring to the representational work that members of Congress are currently doing.
“The behavior developed by the congresswoman would have violated Article 380 of the Penal Code, which corresponds to the mission of the office dedicated to the protection of the public service, and with the behavior developed the parliamentarian would do so.” “You have damage to the public service , such as parliamentary work,” says Portalatino in his constitutional complaint.
Who voted for the complaints against Digna Calle?
The complaint was supported by Lady Camones, Jorge Montoya, Arturo Alegría, Hernando Guerra, Patricia Juárez, Juan Carlos Lizarzaburu, Martha Moyano, Edith Julón, Segundo Montalvo, Elizabeth Medina, Margot Palacios, Alex Paredes, José Cueto, Diego Bazán and Isaac Mita , Norma Yarrow, Jorge Coayla, José Jerí and Esdras Medina.
Digna Calle is pronounced
The congresswoman Worthy street He used his social networks to question whether the Subcommittee on Constitutional Allegations had admitted the constitutional complaints brought against him.
“Of the 22 members of Congress who voted to accept my constitutional complaint about virtual work (….), 17 did so virtually. “So or even more absurd?” he remarked.