Court orders house arrest against Iván Duque and mincultura – Government – Politics

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The decision was made because both officials had presumably evaded compliance with a ruling issued by the Administrative Court of Magdalena that ordered them to issue the Decree through which the Master Plan for the Fifth Centenary of Santa Martain accordance with the provisions of Law 2058 of 2020.

“For us it is important to mention that the National Government has been complying with said sentence, in the understanding that the technical tables have been developed with the District, receiving the different projects to be able to comply with the sentence. To date, there are 25 projects received; technical and budgetary details are still missing, as well as the possibility of receiving more projects to be implemented by virtue of the ruling”, explained the director of Dapre, Victor Munoz.

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And he added: “However, there are several aspects to mention: the first of them is that said sentence of contempt is not final. The second, as Mr. Legal Secretary of the Presidencythe presidential jurisdiction, in this case, because we will also take the case before the Judicial Discipline Commission, as has been done in previous instances, when the jurisdiction itself has not been respected, as established by the Constitution.

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