Keiko, the eldest daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori, who is in prison for human rights abuses, was accused of receiving $ 1.2 million from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht for her political campaigns in 2011 and 2016 – twice she was defeated.
Jose Domingo Perez, the attorney in the case involving Keiko, had demanded 11 months and 22 days in prison for the candidate, accusing him of failing to comply with barriers to contacting witnesses in the case. Learn more in the video below.
Attorney Peruvian seeks justice for the detention of Keiko Fujimori
The candidate attended Monday’s hearing with attorney Giuliana Losa, who said he did not violate his client’s restrictions or interfere with the court process, which did not set a date for the start of the trials.
Keiko did not accept defeat
Keiko Fujimori, Peru’s popular candidate for the presidency during a press conference on May 8 – Photo: Reuters / Angela Bones
The court’s decision comes as Keiko does not concede defeat to Socialist Point Castillo, who declared himself the winner after the country’s electoral power. Declare your leadership by a margin of 44,058 votes.
The National Electoral Court is compelled to officially declare the winner Challenge or cancel thousands of votes From the remote areas requested by Keiko Fujimori, Accused of fraud. Experts say the review process can take days and even weeks.
International observers of the process in Lima have already stated The elections were held in an open manner.
Learn more about the stalemate in the Peruvian elections in the video below
OAS election observers call for patience of Peruvian presidential candidates