Arrests in Police Narcotics 1,200K cocaine theft case (Update)
Santo Domingo.- After marathon interrogations the Justice Ministry on Monday night arrested the Santo Domingo Province assistant DA Ramon Veras, a National Police colonel and other officers who alleged stole 1,200 kilos of cocaine seized in Santo Domingo Este.
FILE. The Justice Ministry will announce Tuesday the preliminary findings of the investigation into the theft and sale of more than 1,200 kilos of cocaine seized during raids in Santo Domingo Este, linked to officers of the Police Narcotics Div. (Dican) and two Assistant DAs in that jurisdiction.
Investigators Monday night continued to interrogate civilians and officers suspected of having strong links with the case that has jeopardized the antinarcotics agency’s pursuit of street pushers.
Justice minister Francisco Dominguez, quoted by Listin Diario said decisions will be made today on the arrest and arraignment of most of those involved in the drug theft.
He said the investigation advances but revealed that there’re still some people to interrogate to complete the increasingly widening case, with charges filed today.
The people notified by investigators have already been interrogated except for one, who’s expected to appear before the authorities.