Prosecutors to investigate Peru’s president for influence peddling

The investigation had been suspended in January by the former prosecutor of the Nation, Zoraida Ávalos, under the argument that the president could not be investigated while he was in office.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Public Prosecutor's Office will investigate Peruvian President Pedro Castillo for the alleged crime of influence peddling in a case of promotions to military members of the Armed Forces and summoned him to testify on August 4, informed the entity.

"The Prosecutor of the Nation decided to leave without effect the provision that suspended the investigation to the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?