The Permanent Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court, which presides over Supreme Court César San Martín, will decide whether the cassation appeal has caused the legal defense of the Congressman Benicio Ríos (APP).
The appeal, the hearing of which will be held during a hearing to be scheduled, is admitted to the Table of the Parties on 8 August and attempts to cancel the sentence of up to seven years in prison against Cusco's parliamentary representative.
Last May, the second criminal court of Cusco confirmed in the second instance the sentence of seven years imprisonment pronounced in December 2017 against the congressman of Alliance for Progress.
The judgment of the Fourth Court of the Imperial City was for the crime of an aggravated collusion in the tort of the state.
Benicio Ríos was convicted of the overvalued acquisition of 10 hectares of landfill in the Maras district when he was mayor of Urubamba between 2007 and 2010.
This morning the parliamentarian appeared in Congress and said he was not afraid to be arrested, based on his immunity as legislator.
"What happens is that the congressman has immunity against arrest, and then that capture order is unenforceable." The national police are formally aware of this situation, so it's no quirk that the Congressman can work normally because he is protected by his immunity […] He has always had his immunity, despite the verdict, the arrest warrant, "explained Fernando Niles, lawyer of Rivers R Canal.
The legal defender said he took over that role a week ago. Asked about why Rios was in hiding, Cyril argued about health problems in Congress and, suddenly, misguided legal advice & # 39 ;.