Lima, May 29, 2021Updated on 05/29/2021 08:26 pm
The Special Electoral Jury (JEE) of Lima Centro 2 concluded that the congressman Caesar Combines (Alianza para el Progreso) violated electoral neutrality by disseminating publications on its Twitter account and statements in a local media against the presidential candidate of Free Peru, Pedro Castillo.
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According to Resolution No. 03015-2021-JEE-LIC2 / JNE, said electoral body considers that the parliamentarian has violated the norms referring to neutrality in the electoral period that officials and public servants who are not candidates for popularly elected positions must owe.
It also specifies that the audit report verified that, through the official Twitter account of Combine Salvatierra, publications have been disseminated against Terrones Castle.
In the same way, the JEE of Lima Centro 2 determined that the legislator gave interviews to a local newspaper against the candidate from Peru Libre, therefore “It considers that the norms referring to neutrality during the electoral period have been violated”.
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Therefore, the collegiate decided to send the proceedings to the Public Ministry, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic and the Congress of the Republic, in accordance with the provisions of article 33, numeral 33.2 of the Regulation on Electoral Propaganda, State Advertising and Neutrality in Electoral Period.
Finally, the electoral body ordered to notify the resolution to the district inspector of the JEE of Lima Center 2 and, consequently, to have its file once fulfilled and executed.
It should be noted that according to article 7 of the Law on the Code of Ethics of the Public Function (Law No. 27815), the public servant “He must act with absolute political, economic or other impartiality in the performance of his duties, demonstrating independence in his relationships with people, political parties or institutions”.
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