on Wednesday lamented the decision to remove Judge Richard Concepcion Carhuancho from the investigations into Fuerza Popular political party, adding there is a possibility to appeal said situation.
Likewise, he indicated the Judiciary's Board —as an administrative body— does not influence, nor has it any responsibility concerning the jurisdictional decisions made by judges.
The document was submitted by the defense of Jaime Yoshiyama
, who was also ordered preventive detention but is currently based in the United States.
Lava Jato Case Special Prosecution Group Coordinator Rafael Vela announced his team will file an appeal to declare invalid the measure to remove the judge.
The magistrate pointed out the money came from the Division of Structured Operations —the Brazilian company's bribery department. Thus, the assets —intended for the campaign— were illegal and derived from unaccounted payments.
Furthermore, this affirmation was supported by former Odebrecht executives' statements given to the authorities through plea bargain deals.