The Commission for Truth and Access to Justice in the Ayotzinapa Case regretted that a specialized district judge has changed the precautionary measure to house arrest for Jesús Murillo Karma, former head of the Attorney General’s Office of the Republic.
In a statement it is indicated that Judge José Rivas González, arguing health reasons, granted the house arrest for Murillo Karam by using the guard’s assignment that allows him to replace the titular judge of case 3072022, Edmundo Manuel Perusia.
The president of the Commission for Truth and Access to Justice in the Ayotzinapa CaseArturo Medina Padilla, pointed out that, with this determination, Murillo Karam is not exonerated of any charges, who will continue to be subject to preventive detention justified for torture and forced disappearance, which are being followed in another investigation folder before a judge in the South Prison. .
“We will be attentive to ensuring that the legality of due process is respected and, mainly, the right to truth and justice of the relatives of the missing students.”
He president of the Ayotzinapa Case Commission regretted that the house arrest on a non-working day similarly to the ‘sabadazos‘, a procedure that is not the most appropriate, since it violates the regular course of justice.
“That the Day of the Dead holiday was used as a distraction.
That he duty judge has taken advantage of the shift system to evade the determination of the judge hearing the case. And, it is even more surprising that the hearing has been set within a period of three hours, an unusual speed, since sometimes the judicialization of a file has been achieved after 10 months of being requested, while the legal period is 15 days.
The statement indicates that The judge did not pay attention to the procedural risk analysis in which it is concluded that the risk of abduction is high, and that the conditions under which the precautionary measure had been imposed had not changed nor the results of the seven interviews with different doctors who have treated the former attorney, in which they assure that his state of health is stable, although, if required, he will continue to receive the necessary medical care.
What is Murillo Karam accused of?
Murillo Karam He is accused of the crimes of torture, forced disappearance and against the administration of justice in the disappearance of the 43 normalistas of Ayotzinapa.