Local October 22, 2013 | 8:24 am

Court acquits former Antinarcotics, Navy chief

Santo Domingo.- The National District 3rd Collegiate Court on Monday acquitted former National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) president Ivan Peña Castillo, charged with aggravated assault by his wife Thelcemary Giorgina Mejía.

Rafael Pacheco, presiding judge of the panel court declared Castillo not guilty, in the case which began early this year.

Peña, who was also Chief of the Navy from 2006 to 2007, was indicted by the National District Office of the Prosecutor, on violations of the Dominican Criminal Code, for gender violence.

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