The former Bolivian president Jorge ‘Tuto’ Quiroga and the governor of the province of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, are some of the politicians who have been summoned to testify for the so-called ‘coup case’, perpetrated in 2019 against Evo Morales.
The attorney general of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Juan Lanchipa, reported this Friday that the summons will be next week, and will also include the appearance of José Luis Camacho, father of the governor of Santa Cruz, and businessman Samuel Doria.
The subpoenas were issued by the Commission of Prosecutors working on the case, precise Lanchipa in statements to the Bolivian Information Agency. In the process, the “collaborators” of Quiroga, Doria and Camacho will also be called to give testimony.
The Prosecutor’s office He explained that the former commander of the Bolivian Armed Forces, Williams Kalimán, and the former commander of the Police, Yuri Calderón, were also denounced for crimes of terrorism, sedition and conspiracy.
The governor of Santa Cruz was summoned as a denounced by the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor and Legitimation of Illicit Profits, Customs and Tax Crimes; and you must go to La Paz on October 7 at 9:00 in the morning.
Camacho is singled out for the alleged crimes of terrorism, sedition, conspiracy and conspiracy in a degree of complicity; while his father is accused of conspiracy and destabilization. If they do not attend, the authorities could issue an arrest warrant.
Camacho’s defense attorney, Xerxes Justiniano, who was a minister in Jeanine Áñez’s de facto government, said that will request the Prosecutor’s Office that his client make his statement in Santa Cruz. For his part, former President Quiroga reacted in Twitter and described the summons as a “persecution” and assured that he will face justice because he is not a “coward”