Hector Paredes Robles was branded a disgrace to his profession by the judge presiding over the virtual hearing after launching into his X-rated performance while his camera was on.
Extraordinary footage showed him stripping off and sitting on his chair so a naked woman could straddle him as astonished court officials and other lawyers looked on in Peru.
Judge John Chahua Torres summonsed a police officer as a female aide tried to alert Paredes Robles his sex session was being watched and recorded on a public live feed.
The surreal sequence of events occurred on Tuesday during a virtual remand hearing organised by a court in Pichanaki in the central Peruvian region of Junin.
Robles was acting as a defence lawyer in a land trafficking, fraud and extortion case.
With the sex sessions still going strong, Judge Torres said: “We are witnessing obscene acts which represent a violation of public decency and are aggravated by the fact they are being recorded nationally.
“I instruct the State Prosecution Service to launch an immediate investigation.”
Last night the lawyer was barred from any more involvement in the ongoing case.
He was also told he would face two separate probes, one by state prosecutors and another by his local bar association.
Some local reports have described the woman he had sex with as his client, although she has yet to be identified.
After the court hearing was suspended the judge said: “Hector Paredes Robles has been fully identified as the lawyer who has disrespected the dignity of this court as well as the other lawyers present and the legal profession as a whole.”
A regional High Court statement released on Friday added: “We condemn the actions of the lawyer Hector Paredes Robles who during a virtual remand hearing committed obscene acts which violated public decency.
“The judge in charge of the hearing excluded the lawyer from the defence representatives and ordered a duty lawyer to replace him.
“He also ruled that Peru’s Public Ministry and the local bar association should be informed so they can take appropriate action.”
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