INPE: Susana Silva was removed from the position of president of the National Penitentiary Council

February 5, 2022

Susana Silva was president of INPE since 2020. Photo: Andina

Susana Silva Hasembank was removed from the position of president of the National Penitentiary Council of the National Penitentiary Institute (INPE) this Saturday, February 5, according to the Supreme Resolution No. 025-2022-JUS published in the newspaper El Peruano.

“Conclude the appointment of Mrs. Susana Silva Hasembank to the position of President of the National Penitentiary Council of the National Penitentiary Institute, thanking her for the services rendered”, reads in article 1 of the Supreme Resolution.

In the considering part, it is mentioned that this decision is in accordance with the provisions of the Organic Law of the Executive Power; the Law on Organization and Functions of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights; and the Law that regulates the participation of the Executive Branch in the appointment and designation of public officials.

the peruvian president peter castle and the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Hannibal TorresThey signed the document.

the output of Susan Silva of INPE comes a day after it was reported that the Government would be seeking to grant a sentence redemption benefit for Antauro Humala, imprisoned since 2005 for the murders in Andahuaylazo.

In 2020, Silva Hasembank He had replaced Rafael Eduardo Castillo Alfaro in his duties, who as vice president of the institution had assumed the role of president by order. In that year she had been serving as Secretary of Public Integrity of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.

The now former president of INPE had a law degree and a master’s degree in Law Applied to Development, from 2011 to 2015 she was general coordinator of the High-Level Anti-Corruption Commission in the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.

She held various positions in the public administration, such as vice president of INPE and deputy defender for the State Administration of the Ombudsman’s Office and Inspector General of the Ministry of the Interior.

She was also president of the Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption of the Organization of American States (OAS) and has represented Peru before the anti-corruption working groups of the OAS, United Nations, APEC and OECD. .


The Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Hannibal Torres, was asked about the possibility of release of Antauro HumalaHowever, he answered ironically and added that this act cannot be carried out because the law is respected.

“Since you can’t by law, I’m going to make you jump a wall. At that moment I am going to make all the Police go to lunch and I am going to put a car that has a speed of about 300 kilometers per hour to leave “, he replied, in a brief statement to the press outside the Government Palace.

Antauro Humala, brother of the former president Ollanta Humala In the period 2011 to 2015, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the crimes of kidnapping and rebellion during the Andahuaylazo that occurred in 2009. But in 2011, the Supreme Court reduced the sentence to 19 years.


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