Local March 10, 2016 | 11:17 am

Lawyer in ‘air cocaine’ case slams Dominican Republic’s top prosecutor

Santo Domingo.- The lawyer for the French national indictedin Dominican Republic’s ‘air cocaine’ drug trafficking case on Thursday railed againstthe Justice Minister’s alleged statement aimed at linking his client to narcoticscrimes.

Miguel Valerio, attorney for Christophe Naudin, also notedthat the National District Office of the Prosecutor wrongfully formulated thecase file, for which they are eager to start the trial.

"It’s a shame that the Prosecutor speaks so harshly everytime he has a case, because what we have to do here is comply with the law andwe will review the indictment page by page," Valerio said.

Naudin is slated to be arraigned at the Ciudad Nueva courthousetoday Thursday, on charges of trafficking of migrants and conspiracy inconnection with the escape of French pilots Jean Pascual Fauret and Bruno Odos,both sentenced to 20 years in prison for drug trafficking.

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