The United Kingdom said on Wednesday Concern over the detention of Guatemalan prosecutors and the actions of the head of the public prosecutor & apos; s office, Consuelo BorasSanctions last September by the United States.
The UK embassy in Guatemala said in a statement that Her concern stems from the arrest of two former officials of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala on February 10 (Commission), a United Nations Entity (United Nations).
“We are also concerned about the lifting of immunity from prosecution of judges who try corruption cases,” he said.
On February 10, lawyers Lily Santizo and Eva Sosa, former workers of the center, They were arrested in a case called by the public ministry as “corruption and judicial corruption”, No more information about being under secrecy, according to the same entity.
Both officials of the commission, led by the fourth Colombian jurist omen Phil ochquez, More than 50 corruption structures in the state were dismantled between 2014 and 2019, Including former presidents, presidents and senior members of the Central American country’s business leadership.
Likewise this Wednesday Arrest of four employees of the Office of the special prosecutor against impunity (Vesey) of the public ministry, who also accompanied sessig in the fight against corruption.
Charges against the four workers charged Wednesday It allegedly arose from the” coercion ” of a witness in a highly influential case.
However, all arrests obey, according to Santizo’s words to the media, in retaliation for the implementation of the fight against corruption by the International Commission Against Corruption…
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