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Nicolás Petro, son of the Colombian president, will plead not guilty and argue that he should not have been arrested

Nicolás Petro, son of the Colombian president, will plead not guilty and argue that he should not have been arrested

Nicolás Petro, son of the Colombian president, will plead not guilty and argue that he should not have been arrested

Last Saturday, July 29, in Barranquilla, Nicholas Petroson of the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, was captured by agents of the Prosecutor’s Office. The reason? Presumed crimes of money laundering and illicit enrichment. However, Petro Vázquez’s lawyer, david telekiassures that they will not accept the charges and denounces an undue capture.

in conversation with Week, the defense clarified that, despite the difficult situation in which Nicolás finds himself, they will do everything possible to demonstrate that there is no need to capture the son of the Colombian president. Its main arguments: the detainee “I was attending all the calls of the Attorney General”; in fact “we were there the day before the capture even on a stagecoach”Teleki points out.

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It is not reasoned, it does not have any of the requirements that it should have. So that people understand, a precautionary measure of this nature, which is during the processing of a process, where no degree of responsibility should be discussed at all, but simply, if the person presents a danger to the community, for the process, for the victims, for the evidence”, adds the defense.

“Violation of guarantees” by the Prosecutor’s Office

According to the lawyer of Nicholas Petroin this initial stage of the process, are suffering from a “breach of warranties” from the prosecutionfor which reason complaints stand out in the way of proceeding during the capture of the son of Gustavo Petro.

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From Barranquilla, as if there were no judges there, as if it could not have been made virtual, as if they had some serious and forceful element, which I assure you do not have, to think that they were going to evade the action of the authorities. With a pregnant woman, who is going to flee from justice, who is going to think about whether she wants to affect the trial, in no way” highlights the lawyer david teleki.

Source: Elcomercio

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