Peruvian congressman begins oral trial for his alleged participation in the murder of a journalist in 1988

“The Judiciary will begin the new oral trial on Wednesday against Congressman Daniel Urresti (Podemos Peru) for the murder of journalist Hugo Bustíos, killed almost 32 years ago, on November 24, 1988 in Huanta, Ayacucho. This process falls under the Third Chamber National Transitory Criminal Court Specialized in Organized Crime.

The retired general of the Peruvian Army is charged with the crime against life, body and health -murder with great cruelty and to de determent of the correspondent for the magazine ‘Caretas’. Additionally, he is singled out for the alleged attempted murder, to the detriment of the journalist Eduardo Rojas Arce. "

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