With trumpets, bass drums, cymbals, and banners, Hundreds of Fujimori supporters were disturbing public order outside the home of the president of the National Elections Jury (ETC), Jorge Luis Salas Arenas.
Indeed, several people with a national team shirt were present outside the Salas Arenas house, located in San Borja, thus generating agglomeration after 9:00 pm, restricted hours to be on the streets due to the curfew.
After knowing this caravan as a protest against the electoral results, members of the National Police of Peru (PNP) went to the place to protect the house of the head of the highest electoral body, who hours before had called the Peruvians to calm down.
“The current situation is difficult and of tense waiting for the final results of the second electoral round. We are going to advance in the most zealous way in what corresponds to us. Therefore, I call for calm, to look at the Peruvian people, put aside violent attitudes and impose peace. Let us calmly and calmly await the electoral results and respect them democratically, ”Salas said during an interview on RPP last Wednesday.
It is worth mentioning that This would not be the first time that supporters of Fujimori protested outside the Salas Arenas house because neighbors of the place confirmed to The Republic that they had already done it days before.
It is important to note that these incidents occur after the Popular Force candidate, Keiko Fujimori, made complaints in order to nullify more than 200,000 votes nationwide.
It was at a press conference that Fujimori, accompanied by her legal advisers Miki Torres and Julio César Castiglioni, announced that they will request the nullity of 802 polling stations, representing some 200,000 signatures.
Meanwhile, the information obtained by this means indicates that the real goal is 1,013 polling stations with 235,250 votes, at the national level, especially in the southern regions.
For its part, Peru Libre, which is nominating Pedro Castillo, gave a press conference and urged Peruvians to wait “with serenity and respect” for the official results. of the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE).
“Peruvian people, do not be fooled by the lies and by the messages of terror and hatred. I call on Mrs. Keiko Fujimori to reflect and not polarize our population any more”, Said the candidate for the vice-presidency for Peru Libre, Dina Boluarte.
Upon learning of these demonstrations, the Secretary General of Transparency, Iván Lanegra, showed his support for the head of the JNE and his family.
“My solidarity with the president of the National Elections Jury and his family, for the action he suffers. Electoral authorities must act free from undue pressure or threats”, He wrote on his social networks.
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