The CC affirms the resolution ordering Otto Perez Molina to pay Q13 million to get out of prison

The Constitutional Court (CC) This Friday, July 8, the High Risk Court’s decision “B” was affirmed who ordered Former President Otto Perez Molina La Linea has to pay Q13 million to get out of jail.

Former President of Guatemala sought to cancel the bond imposed by the aforesaid Court.

On November 15, 2021, Perez Molina He said he did not have the money to pay the amount.

He said then that there are aspects he needs to consider. “The court says this is excessive detention,” he said.

He added on that occasion that domestic and foreign laws, like international treaties, call detention an abuse and the court has made it very clear. That is why it provides alternative action, the problem is, for the amount that cannot be paid”.

“He gives me Q13 million Where am I going to get them?2021 said the former president.

Tax case

The first arrest in this case took place on April 16, 2015 vs A customs fraud network led by Pérez Molina and Baldetti’s presidential nominee.

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In 2015, several judicial proceedings were exposed for alleged corruption. Most of these files indicate the participation of officers. The first trial of that era was the La Linea case.

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