They assume that Parliament would try to “destroy the members of the National Justice Committee.” Photo: Composition by Fabrizio Oviedo/La República/Congreso de la República
Another group! The Purple Party joins the groups that rejected the explicit investigation authorized by the Congress of the Republic into the dismissal of the members of the National Board of Justice (JNJ). In a statement they suggested that the balance of power was being violated.
“The desire to take over state institutions from a political sector cannot be imposed in our country. The balance of power is fundamental and will be trampled on,” they stressed in the document.
In this context, the Purple Party called for “the unity of democratic forces” to reject what it saw as an “attack on institutions.” In the document to which these media have had access, they indicate that this motion was promoted by the congresswoman of Avanza País, Patricia Chirinos, and aimed to achieve this Judicial Commission investigate the members of the JNJ for seven working days – would attempt to dismiss the members of this institution.
“The Purple Party calls on the unity of democratic forces to repel the attack on the institutions just carried out by the majority of the Congress of the Republic by authorizing a summary investigation to destroy the members of the National Judicial Committee,” they explained.
Why is there an investigation into the JNJ?
The parliamentarian for Avanza País, Patricia Chirinos, accuses this Members of the JNJ the attempt to discredit the Parliament’s decision, the disqualification of the former prosecutor Zoraida Ávalos and an alleged leak of information to the press about a trial against the Attorney General Patricia Benavides.