Jean-Alan Rodriguez denounces the campaign to smear Odebrecht
The former Attorney General of the Republic, Jean Alan Rodriguez, on Tuesday denounced an alleged smear campaign against him in the case of the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
Rodriguez confirmed in a statement It started four years ago, In order to obscure public discourse on this topic.
“The campaign was launched in March 2017 with the aim of confusing public opinion through false stories and trying to escape criminal responsibility,” said a statement by the former Public Prosecutor.
The defendants ’lawyer also urged the trial To present evidence for their arguments in courtAnd not through the media.
Regarding the case, Rodriguez asserted that the defendants were initially fifteen, some of them members of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) and the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM).
He also said that The Public Prosecution Office initiated a file of eight of themTo ensure that there is no evidence of their participation in the events they were accused of.
These statements made by the former Public Prosecutor came after the Director of the Public Prosecution Office for the Prosecution of Administrative Corruption (Pepca) Wilson Camacho said, Described as “aberration” Possible agreement between Rodriguez and the accused in Odebrecht, Angel Rondon.
In mid-November, Rondon confirmed that Jean Alan had summoned him to his office, where he alleged that the former attorney general had Propose an agreement To mention “two or three” members of PRM, neglecting other members participating in the file.
Because when Rodriguez told me, We are in the process of making an agreement, and charged two or three of the PRM and some, And I told him, ‘No, I will not make an agreement with what you tell me,’ the businessman said during the hearing in the substantive trial in Odebrecht.
Likewise, he said in an interview with CDN 37’s “Being Honest” that Rodriguez has asked him to involve President Louis Abenader on the corruption issue.