The Frente Amplio does not rule out summoning the Minister of the Interior for the Iturralde scandal

The Frente Amplio does not rule out summoning the Minister of the Interior for the Iturralde scandal

He Broad Front (FA) does not rule out citing Minister of the Interior, Nicolás Martinelliafter the scandal over the chats between the former senator of the National Party (PN), Gustavo Penadés and the former president of the PN Board of Directors, Pablo Iturralde.

This Monday, after a meeting between the Broad Front groups, the Senator José Carlos Mahía and the deputy Micaela Melgar They held a press conference where they assured that their political force “has the willingness” to summon the Minister of the Interior, although they will later analyze when.

Martinelli’s citation is related to the sayings of the Sexual Crimes prosecutor, Alicia Ghionewho maintained that the disclosed chats showing alleged pressure on prosecutors by Iturralde in favor of Penadés were not in his case file and that there is “encrypted” information to which the Attorney General’s Office has not had access.

Senator Mahía pointed out that they do not have a specific date for Martinelli’s possible call, since they first want to “go in depth regarding the specific facts” to be able to work at the parliamentary level.

“Every day something new and increasingly complicated appears,” Mahía pointed out against the ruling party, who also understands that “some government actors” present “a strong view toward the Prosecutor’s Office.”

“Prosecutor Ghione had encrypted information to which she did not access, (being) the one who has to lead and accuse on behalf of the State, it is very serious. At what moment and in what part of the history of the Uruguay “You remember that there is an office of the Ministry of the Interior that has to seize, by order of the prosecutor, information that was not given to the Prosecutor’s Office itself,” continued the FA legislator.

“There is a problem of guarantees for citizens”

In that sense, he stressed that “when we focus on these things, we take the dimension that here there is a problem of functioning and guarantees, not for the political parties, but for the citizens.”

“This minister is the minister of the transition to a new government, we are looking at it in those terms and we are making every effort so that the next government, of whatever type, has order and better institutionality than this government, that generates adverse news every day,” he said.

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Published by Frente Amplio on Monday, May 27, 2024

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