, the criminal complaint requesting his arrest revealed.
"Wherefore, the undersigned requests that a warrant for the arrest of Alejandro Toledo Manrique be issued in accordance with 18 U.S.C. (…)," the document signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas S. Hixson
"(…) and the extradition treaty between the United States and Peru, so that the fugitive may be arrested and brought before this Court to the end that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered," it concluded.
The complaint against Toledo was presented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Elise LaPunzina, who represents "the United States in fulfilling its treaty obligation to Peru."
The extradition treaty between the United States and Peru was signed in Lima on July 26, 2001.
Likewise, LaPunzina indicated that —after assessing the documents sent by Peruvian authorities— "the offenses for which extradition is demanded are provided for by the treaty."
Furthermore, the arrest warrant request took into account the charges of influence peddling, collusion, and money laundering offenses.
Toledo detained in the U.S.
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 said.
to read the facts of the extradition request against Toledo.