Fujimori, who voted last month after winning a presidential election, has been charged with money laundering in Odebrecht, a Brazilian company.
Corruption charges against Peruvian opposition politician Keiko Fujimori began in the First Court on Tuesday, a few weeks later he accepted defeat In their third undefeated presidential seat.
Fujimori’s election would mean a pardon for the entire period in which the President has committed offenses due to the economic crisis affecting Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
He is charged with felony criminal mischief illegal money from Odebrecht to receive the funds that the president failed to do in 2011 and 2016.
The 46-year-old daughter of former prison president Alberto Fujimori denies this.
But the judges said they had asked Fujimori to serve 30 years and 10 months in prison on charges of embezzlement, lawlessness, misconduct and fraud.
He had already been detained twice, spending 16 months in prison until his release last year from a coronavirus outbreak.
The case, which was opened Tuesday in the presence of Judge Victor Zuniga, is the first in a series of high-profile cases involving Peru’s Odebrecht fraud.
He is expected to reconsider the case of Fujimori and the 39 defendants, after which the judge may agree with all or part of the case in which the prosecutor, Jose Domingo Perez, is being tried.
The accused are Fujimori’s men, American Mark Vito Villanella, and other former members or leaders of his Popular Force Party – a well-known Peruvian politician, but he is now the second-largest member of parliament after the Free Castillo coup.
Fujimori was not in court Tuesday, instead with his lawyer Giuliana Loza.
Given his previous release from prison, Fujimori is not allowed to leave Lima without special permission, or to contact witnesses in the case.
Early listening can take days, weeks or months.
Four former leaders have been affected by Odebrecht’s case, including two-year-old leader Alan Garcia, who committed suicide in 2019 after police arrived at his home to arrest him.
Alberto Fujimori is in jail on separate charges for corruption and human rights offenses.