The former director of Public Procurement, Yokasta Guzmán, ended the interrogations this Saturday before the Special Prosecutor for the Persecution of Administrative Corruption (PEPCA) for the case involving the past administration of Berlinesa Franco in the National Institute for Comprehensive Attention to the First Instance ( INAIPI). Guzmán was cited eight times against Pepca.
Upon leaving the interrogation, Guzmán He said he had never experienced a process like this in the 25 years that he has been working in the public administration.
The former official was questioned by Wilson camacho, head of the Specialized Attorney against Administrative Corruption and Berenice Reynoso, Director of Persecution of the Public Ministry on the contracts that were made during Franco’s administration, including the purchase of about 40 thousand food kits to be distributed to children who were not attending children’s homes due to the pandemic.
“I have always said that what we have been in the public administration we must render an account, and that is what we have been doing. It has not been pleasant at all because in the more than 25 years that I have practiced in the public administration I had never experienced anything similar But you learn from everything, I always believe that everything that happens works for the better, “said the former official in her brief statements to the media that covered the incidents this Saturday at the Attorney General’s Office.
The interrogation lasted about three and a half hours.
While your lawyer, Carlos Balcácer, expressed that they will probably not return to the PEPCA for adjudications with Inaipi.
“Everything related to Inaipi in operation of the Directorate of Contracts was declared,” he said.
She stated that if she did return, it would be for the purposes of her administrative behavior and as an official.
He added that the 40,000 thousand food kits were marketed before the decree was issued.