Thursday, June 1, 2023

They are rejecting a lawsuit filed by former President Toledo against the State Department to delay his extradition

In his lawsuit, filed on March 7, Toleti alleged that the Fifth Amendment was violated — no person may be deprived of life, liberty, or property without the right to know — because of the lack of due process guarantees in the process. extradition requested by the Peruvian authorities.

Toledo argued that the State Department had not revealed the “informed bases of its decision” and had not “given the opportunity to refute those bases in a full and fair exchange of views,” according to the governor who has Peruvian newspapers. He had access. * On the republic.

As a result, he requested that the United States Justice declare unconstitutional the decision of the State Department to prepare his repatriation and revoke the bail imposed on him in the process.

Presiding Judge Beryl A. Howell, of the District of Columbia Court, indicates that the decision to extradite Toledo “does not happen in a vacuum”, but depends on “a number of other substantial processes” in his extradition situation; hearing that he had tried to delay the process.

It was decided simply “the last step in what have been several years of opportunities”, for Toledo “to present evidence” and “adversaries” to “collaterally challenge the judicial decisions” with “unlimited” written submissions of the State Department. make haste

Howell warns that Toledo seems to be trying to “avoid” the decisions of the courts and to state that he is “still cynical” that he “only commits an abuse of the judicial process” and at the same time “complains” about the failure. the guarantors of the proceedings and therefore will not stop the activities regarding his extradition.

The Peruvian authorities claim that Toledo received gifts from the construction company Odebrecht in exchange for the company’s trade in tender works on the Interoceanic highway, which it denies. In summary, the Prosecutor’s Office asked for 55 years in prison, while in the case of Ecoteva 16 years and eight months were claimed for money laundering.

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