Pepca requests preventive custody for 10, including brother of former President Danilo Medina


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Feb 20, 2019

The Public Prosecutor’s Office requested on Monday night, 30 November 2020, the preventive detention of ten former government officials, privileged state suppliers and alleged front men who were arrested on the weekend and are accused of taking advantage of their ties with the upper echelons of political power to accumulate millionaire fortunes.

Prosecutors of the Specialized Prosecutor for the Prosecution of Administrative Corruption (Pepca), deposited the request for preventive custody with the Judicial Office of Permanent Attention Services of the National District.

As part of the so-called Operation Anti-Pulpo (Operation Anti-Octopus), Pepca had arrested on Sunday, 29 November, Juan Alexis Medina Sánchez and Carmen Magalys Medina Sánchez, brother and sister of former President Danilo Medina. Also arrested are Francisco Pagán...

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