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The president of Alianza País, Guillermo Moreno expressed his indignation at the recent killing by Police of two religious pastors in Villa Altagracia, San Cristóbal province in what the Interior & Police Minister described as a “confusion.” Moreno described the National Police as “a rotten and corrupt body that is not worth reforming.” He said it needs a comprehensive transformation.

Moreno denounced that the Police, the government body in charge of ensuring the security of citizens and the protection of property, “traditionally uses arbitrary methods and permanently commits abuses and outrages against the rights, integrity and life of the people.”

“Indeed, the problem of the National Police, its arbitrary methods and its abuses did not begin with the current director Edward Sanchez, but what happened in Villa Altagracia shows that seven months after he has been...

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