The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales is subjected to a DNA test to establish whether he is the father of son businesswoman Gabriela Zapata , currently imprisoned for crimes of corruption, according to the lawyer of the ruler, Gastn Velsquez said.
the lawyer reported that his client go Monday the Institute of Forensic Research (IDIF), a specialized entity linked to the Public Ministry to undergo scientific testing.
the lawyer explained that “President abide by the laws they are dictated by justice “, with reference to the order of judge Jacqueline Rada, who also PIDI Zapata to present the alleged son he had with the president for the respective examination.
a initially, Morales PIDI custody of the child through a legal process brought before a family court in La Paz, after Zapata was accused of crimes of traffic of influences. However, in the midst of the dispute, Bolivian ruler plant doubts about the existence of the child.
Zapata confirmed on April 14, before a family court, the existence of the child. The lawyer Eduardo Len, serving the entrepreneur, AFIRM today that for this test pedirn the participation “independent experts” because, according to said, “there is no full confidence in studies of IDIF”.
the existence of course third son of Evo Morales was reported on February 3 by journalist Carlos Valverde in a television program of the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
President Morales admitted in public on February 5 that Zapata was a partner from 2005 to 2007 , year in which there will be born his third son. There is a jurdica record, birth certificate, but Morales said he never saw the baby. “ Muri shortly after birth “, he said.
The former couple Morales was apprehended on February 26 on the orders of Interior Minister Carlos Romero, to order your pair of Transparency, Lenny Valdivia, at the risk of leakage.
Zapata is investigated by legitimization alleged illicit profits and illicit enrichment individual with afectacin the State, both offenses in the Penal Code and the Anti-Corruption Act.
the former couple was President -before be encarcelada- commercial manager of state-owned Chinese firm CAMC that agreements with the Bolivian government over the 500 million dollars for the provisin equipment and building infrastructure.