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The widow of former state university rector Mateo Aquino Febrillet complained bitterly recently that her husband’s murderer, the former president of the Fenatrado trucking union, Blas Peralta was relocated from the Cucama Correction and Rehabilitation Center (CCR) in La Romana to the flexible facilities at the Haras Nacionales detention center in the Santo Domingo province. The judge in charge of the case allowed the change after defense lawyers argued their client suffered of a hernia and other health problems.
In 2017, Blas Peralta was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Febrillet’s widow, Rita Solis says she fears any day now the judges may again change the sentence to further benefit the sentenced murderer.
It is now known that during the Medina administration, then Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez granted permission to transfer Blas Peralta from the Correction and...