TE schedules hearing on expulsion of CD deputies

Panama- The Electoral Tribunal set for Tuesday September 27th the audience so that the parties related to the expulsion of 15 deputies of Democratic Change attend to assert their rights.

It must be remembered that the lawyer Carlos Carrillo presented the objection days agoagainst directive who heads Romulus Roux.

The audience will be held inthe event hall of Electoral Tribunall, located on the second floor of the main headquarters, east wing.

“In accordance with article 708 of the Electoral Code, the hearing will be held, even in the event neither of the parties appears, and it will be decided taking into account the elements of judgment that appear in the process,” Review the edict.

On this issue, Dilio Arcia, electoral attorney general, asked the magistrates of the electoral Tribunal (TEA) declare everything that has been done null and void ysand order the file of the file open against the 15 deputies that they voted for Crispiano Adameyes, for president of the national assembly (AN) in July 2021.

In her application for annulment, Arcia indicated that in This process there are clear violations to the due process and there has been no respect for the fundamental guarantees of the parliamentarians.

While Carrillo previously said that they maintain a legal security and anticipates that the electoral Tribunal will have toand revoke the expulsion order Y recall of mandate.

The lawyer mentioned that against the decision adopted by the plenary session of the Electoral Court only the resource fits of reconsideration or one unconstitutionality action before the Supreme Court of Justice, which does not suspend the decision made by the magistrates.

The deputies who were expelled are: Yanibel Ábrego, Nelson Palma, Arnulfo Díaz de León, José Herrera, Hernán Delgado, Lilia Batista, Alaín Cedeño, Leopoldo Archibold, Abelardo Quijano, Dalia Bernal, Génesis Arjona, Mayín Correa, Mercedes Gálvez, Mauricel Agrazal, Marylín Vallarino.

For Dana Castaneda, undersecretary of the DC Board of Directorsis decision it’s a political suicide for the collective. He considers that the process arose solely to expel Yanibel Ábrego, after announcing his interest in going to the primaries against Roux.


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