The La Paz Public Prosecutor’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for the former rector of the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA), Waldo Albarracín.
The arrest warrant is dated January 3, 2022 for Janeth A.’s complaint against Albarracín for the alleged crime of “abandoning a pregnant woman” under Article 250 of the Criminal Code.
According to the document, Albarracín needs to be arrested so that he can give his informative testimony on the prosecutor’s case.
From the family of the human rights activist, they deny knowing the document or trying to inform them about the court case opened by a woman in the city of La Paz.
“I want to speak to you very sincerely, I am surprised because I heard about this arrest warrant, the whole family found out about it through the media, it is very strange, they never notified us at home, it is something” out of the norm, ”he pointed out to El Deber Franco, one of Albarracín’s sons.
In August 2021, Albarracín said he was out of the country because there were no guarantees for his family in the country because he was one of the activists who led the anti-fraud mobilization in 2019.