Miró Ruiz

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Miró Ruiz (right)

Miro Ruiz Delgado, Jr. (born January 28, 1970) is a Peruvian politician and belongs to the Union for Peru party. He is a Congressman representing Huancavelica for the period 2006-2011. Miró Ruiz lives in the residence club Huampani's Sunflowers in the Lima district of Chaclacayo.

Killing of a dog[edit]

On May 26, 2008, Ruiz was reported to Congress by his neighbor, Nina Ventura de Cardenas, after having allegedly shot and killed her 18-month-old schnauzer, Matias. He denied the charges, claiming the dog had been harassing ducks on his property. His shooting of the dog is being reviewed by a congressional ethics committee. On May 27, Ruiz admitted to having accidentally killed the dog "Matias" and apologized for his behavior. He also acknowledged his lie, saying that he had been pressured by the "calumnies" directed against him. Ruiz remains in Congress. Public apology to the country and subjected to possible sanctions by the Ethics Committee of Congress. Neither had a license to carry weapons.

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