Constituent withdraws parliamentary immunity to Guaido

Juan Guaidó speaks to journalists and supporters after Constituent Assembly announce the decision that

Juan Guaidó speaks to journalists and supporters after Constituent Assembly announce the decision that can lead to his arrest

The body connected to Maduro has authorized criminal proceedings that may lead to arrest the opponent.

Venezuela's Constituent Assembly, connected to the regime of Nicolás Maduro, decided on Tuesday (2) to withdraw the parliamentary immunity of Deputy Juan Guaidó, president of the National Assembly. Self-declared Acting President of the country, Guaidó is subject to denunciation and prosecution by the Common Justice, which can lead to his arrest.

The decision of the Constituent Assembly, adopted unanimously, meets a request made the day before by the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ). Both organizations are controlled by regime supporters.

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