Prosecutors to charge Air Force recruit for rape in Veron

The investigation carried out by the Higuey-based prosecutor office has identified Paulino de la Cruz, an Air Force enlisted man, as the person responsible for raping a Haitian 14-year old when working as part of a team that carried out migration inspection raid in Veron, La Altagracia.

Prosecutors accuse De la Cruz of entering the victim’s residence on 5 April 2024 and sexually abusing the child. The investigators did not mention others who may have accompanied De la Cruz on the migration blitz in Veron.

The La Altagracia Prosecutor’s Office will request preventive detention against the military.

The prosecutors say De la Cruz entered the victim’s residence and took advantage that the girl was alone.

La Altagracia prosecutors began the investigation of the incident after the mother of the minor placed the complaint.

Paulino de la Cruz is accused of violating articles 330 and 331 of the Dominican Penal Code, which punish rape. sexual.

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Diario Libre

18 April 2024