Rodolfo Delgado, a lawyer appointed by the legislature, proposes to review the contract for the creation of CICIES
The lawyer, who was appointed by the New Ideas Assembly, indicated that he would review the actions of the International Commission against the Punishment of El Salvador (CICIS), an organization that has uncovered 12 corruption cases in the Buchale government.
Rodolfo Delgado became the Attorney General of the Republic, replacing the ousted Raul Melara after being elected without respect for due process in the legislature dominated by representatives related to Buckley.
In its first steps, Delcado confirmed that it was reviewing the agreement on the creation of an international commission against sentencing in El Salvador (CICIS).
During a face-to-face interview with Delcado, he revealed that he was already reviewing CICIES ‘activities. Naib Bukhale has uncovered at least 12 cases of corruption among government officials.
“Reconsideration of those agreements knowing their purpose and powers. CICIES may continue its work, but the prosecutor’s office has a constitutional position,” Delcado stressed.
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CICIES “is going to help them, or if they are going to be an obstacle, it is up to them to evaluate their actions,” he added.
When asked about the dismissal of former Attorney General Raul Melara, who has now resigned, and the removal of the judges from the Constitution Room, he said they would review the actions taken by the new legislature. Hands of the New Ideas Party, he said only.
Later, he changed his mind slightly: “I do not want to start an investigation. He did not visualize it. They know what they did. I do not see it that way because of the political decision.”
Delcado announced that it was conducting an internal audit of the work done by Raul Melara.
Rodolfo Delgado was elected by the new legislature amid a process that is inconsistent with the rules of the Republican Constitution, to end the term of Raல்l Melara, which ends on January 5, 2022.
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El Salvador’s former attorney general Melara and former magistrate Roomina Marina Marenko de Toronto released their resignation letters on Sunday, pointing out that the referendum held by the legislature for his removal was “unconstitutional.”
Melara posted the letter through her social networks, while Marenko’s various social media posts.
Marenko joins former magistrate Aldo Coder, who resigned “for a variety of personal and family reasons.”
The new legislature, which took office on Saturday with a high official majority, will have its first decision, dismissing the private and alternative judges of the Supreme Court (CSJ) and Melara’s constitutional chamber.
Pro-government representatives, who added 64 votes out of 84, accused the judges of “cheating the constitution” and the administrator’s correct actions in dealing with the epidemic. Melara who has a relationship with the opposition.
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After hearing his dismissal, the Constitutional Court declared the vote against him unconstitutional, which various lawyers consider canceling the vote.
“I reject all the allegations I have made because I have had a long legal career in which I have proved my honesty and ability,” Melara said in her statement.
He further added that the referendum on his dismissal was “completely unconstitutional due to lack of legal basis and due process”.
He denounced the process as “transparent and exempt from processing and damages my right to protection”.