Andres Puig Wiki
Andres Puig was 44 years old Labor powerbroker has been found dead in his East Melbourne home on Friday night hours after learning The Australian planned to print that he was charged with child sex offenses.
Police confirmed the development and said a report would be compiled for the coroner. Later, victoria Police said “Police will prepare a report for the coroner following the death of a man in East Melbourne on Friday night,” Then said “The man was located deceased in his Powlett Street home shortly before 6.30 pm. The death is not being treated as suspicious.”
Curently, his death is not being treated as suspicious and a spokeswoman for Victoria Police said the 44-year-old had been charged with ‘enter agreement for child sex services’ and ‘produce and possess child pornography’. The charges related to alleged offenses in 2019.
TheAustralian.com.au reported that Police charged Mr. Puig, an influential political lobbyist with child sex offences and producing and possessing child pornography. The former assistant state secretary of the Victorian ALP with impeccable Labor connections has been listed to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court on April 16.
Later, the publication reported that Mr. Puig failed to respond to telephone and text requests from The Weekend Australian on Friday to detail the nature of the police charges.
Andres Puig Career
He was a director of the Civic Group is a communications, research and lobbying company. However, five months ago he stepped away from the company and then he worked as a consultant to Labor in the lead-up to the 2014 state election.
In 2014, then opposition leader Mr. Andrews had to deny that Mr. Puig had excessive influence on Labor policy after three staff raised concerns about the lobbyist. After being charged by Footscray police, Mr. Puig was bailed and due to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court on April 16, Theage.com.au reports.