He was then seen on police premises – it is unknown if he was arrested. In the photos – which were shared by police on Twitter but subsequently deleted – he could be seen sitting, seemingly relaxed, and chatting to those present. Police have not clarified why the photos were later erased or whether Castillo is free to leave.
THIRD TIME UNLUCKY
Peru has been going through a rocky political period, with multiple presidents ousted from office in recent years. In 2020, it had three presidents within the space of five days.