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SANTO DOMINGO RD 23/11/14 FACHADA DEL PALACIO DE LA POLICIA NACIONAL,FOTO.JOSE JUSTO FELIZ

The Attorney General Office prosecution division has announced the hearing for preventive custody for six patrol police agents accused of murdering a young couple in Villa Altagracia will take place on Wednesday, 7 April 2021. The police agents shot and killed the couple in their Kia vehicle in a confusing incident. The Police says it was a case of mistaken identity. Others say it is a reflection of rotten apples in the force.

Meanwhile, President Luis Abinader announced the retiring of 350 police officers.

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