Peruvian Prime Minister Salvador del Solar has affirmed the
is proof that justice is working, noting that even the citizens who have been authorities must respond to judicial injunctions.
"The efforts we currently undertake to institutionalize justice in the country, and the fact that so many authorities are being held accountable, is something that is not seen in the rest of Latin America with the same strength. Other than Peru, Brazil is the only country perhaps (…)," he underlined.
In this sense, the cabinet chief indicated the judicial processes against former authorities —from the three levels of government— is a good sign.
In this sense, the detention was the outcome of the Prosecutor's Office
's continuous monitoring and communication work with the U.S. Justice Department
—through the International Judicial Cooperation and Extraditions Unit (UCJIE).
Likewise, she indicated that the public bail hearing will be held in a Californian city on July 19 at 10:30 AM (local time). Thus, it will be decided if Toledo faces the extradition process detained or free on bond.
After U.S. authorities' questions were addressed, the Department of Justice notified the Public Ministry's UCJIE on July 2 that the arrest order was being prepared in order to extradite the ex-President.
"It is a favorable result, as the judicial phase will start," she added.