Local March 19, 2023 | 9:42 am

Gonzalo Castillo, Donald Guerrero and José Ramón Peralta arrested early Sunday morning by the Attorney General’s Office

Attorney General's Office of the Republic (EXTERNAL SOURCE)

The Attorney General’s Office arrested three former ministers early Sunday morning during several raids in different sectors of Santo Domingo.

Among those arrested are the former ministers: José Ramón Peralta, Administrative of the Presidency; Gonzalo Castillo, of Public Works and Finance; and Donald Guerrero. In addition to those mentioned above, there are other former officials detained.

Gonzalo Castillo, José Ramón Peralta and Donald Guerrero. File photo / LD

The arrests of these former officials were carried out for interrogation in corruption cases.

Earlier, agents of the prosecutor’s office carried out a series of raids on their residences.

Gonzalo Castillo was a candidate for the presidency of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) in the last elections in 2020.

On the other hand, Donald Guerrero has been investigated by Pepca for several months due to alleged irregularities in the payment of expropriations during his term at the Ministry of Finance.

Castillo, Peralta, and Guerrero were officials in the government of former President Danilo Medina.

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