Panama- A 11 people what were they apprehended during the operation ‘foreign’to Judge of Guarantees, Marisol Ortiz, filed charges for the alleged commission of the crime of meeting and conspiracy to commit crimes related to drugs, and against him economic Order, in the mode of money laundering.

During the hearing of multiple requests, the representatives of the Special Prosecutor’s Office for Drug-Related Crimes also managed to get the judge, after declare him legate to the apprehension to the suspects, decreed them of the provisional detention for 7 of the defendantsincluding the leader and order the dismissal of a police officer.

At the hearing, the judge also legalized the arrest of the other 4 accusedconsidered the imputation of the charges presented, and decided to impose the precautionary measure of periodic report.

For their part, the representatives of the Private Technical Defense and the Public Defensedid not agree with the precautionary measures decreed a 7 of the imputed in this case, for which a audience before him Superior Court of Appealswhich will take place next November 14that 8:30 am at the Plaza Fortuna facilities.

The raids related to foreign operationwhose investigation began December 13, 2017, were advanced on October 27, in the provinces of Panama and Colon, jointly between representatives of the Public Ministry and the National Police.

Through this action, the authorities took out of circulation a group of people who were dedicated to international drug traffickinghaving access to the Colon free zone, from where they have a free zone of access to the Atlantic Ocean, facilitating the entrance to the ports important in the region, such as the province of Colon and to the area of Peaceful.


Last Thursday, the Minister of SecurityJuan M. Pino, confirmed that three lieutenants of the National Police, from the province of Colón, are linked to this cluster dedicated to international drug trafficking.

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