The Mixed Provincial Prosecutor’s Office of Tacabamba ordered that the investigation of the President of the Republic, peter castleand the first lady, Lilia Paredes, for the alleged plagiarism of her master’s thesis at the Cesar Vallejo Universitybe referred to the Trujillo Provincial Corporate Criminal Prosecutor’s Office.
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The fiscal provision detailed that this decision is given for the purpose of appointing the corresponding provincial prosecutor’s office to continue with the investigations of the alleged crimes of aggravated plagiarism and generic falsehood committed by Castillo Terrones and his wife.
“It is arranged to refer the investigation to the Provincial Criminal Corporate Prosecutor’s Office of Trujillo – Fiscal District of La Libertad for the purpose of appointing the corresponding Provincial Criminal Criminal Prosecutor’s Office and proceeding according to its powers for the alleged crime against intellectual rights, in its figure of crimes against copyright and related rights, in the form of aggravated plagiarism”, reads the tax document.
“(As well as) for the alleged crime against public faith, in its figure of common provisions, in its modality of generic falsehood“, it is added.
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According to the Public Ministry, these crimes would have been committed to the detriment of the César Vallejo University and the State, through the National Superintendence of Higher University Education (Sunedu).
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Castillo defends his thesis
In an interview that the head of state gave to TV Peru on June 12, he defended his master’s thesis and said he was happy to have done it with his wife.
“I am happy to have completed (a master’s thesis) with my own sweat, making an effort and carrying out this master’s degree on gender equity in third and fourth graders at my school. I don’t think there has been another investigation with those children and that community”, declared Pedro Castillo that time.