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Several legislators submitted on Wednesday, 11 May 2022 before the floor of the Chamber of Deputies a draft resolution requesting the interpellation of the director general of the National Police, Major General Eduardo Alberto Then. The deputies are requesting he visit the Chamber of Deputies to explain the incidents in which several young people have lost their lives in the custody of police agents. The president of the Chamber of Deputies sent the draft to the Interior & Police Committee of the Chamber of Deputies.
Major General Then did not attend to an earlier invitation for his presence at the Chamber of Deputies. Instead, he was represented by his boss on the hierarchical order of government, the Minister of Interior and Police Jesus (Chu) Vasquez, and by the new Police Commissioner, Jose del Vila Castillo.
The initiative requesting the presence of the Police chief...