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The defense lawyer for the Ombudsman Office (Defensoria del Pueblo), Roberto Quiroz says he is awaiting to receive the ruling in writing whereby the judge of the First Court of Instruction of the National District released the director of the Canódromo Vehicle Retention Center from the trial for aggression.

The ruling will be published on 9 February 2023 after which Ombudsman Office lawyer says the Ombudsman Office will most likely appeal.

The ruling dismissed Colonel Ysabelita de los Santos Perez from the accusation of aggression against Ombudsman Office director Pablo Ulloa, other Defensoria del Pueblo officials and the media during an incident at the Canodromo Vehicle Retention Center in April 2022. Ulloa and journalists visited the vehicle retention site to see for themselves after receiving multiple claims of major irregularities in its...

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