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More implicated in corruption cases arrested in Venezuela

More implicated in corruption cases arrested in Venezuela

Caracas, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan National Anti-Corruption Police announced today new arrests in the Venezuelan Corporation of Guayana, as part of the second phase of the special operation "Caiga quien caiga".

As a result of the rigorous investigations and the statements made by the criminal gang that is being prosecuted, the second phase of the special operation was carried out this Thursday, following the instructions of the Head of State Nicolás Maduro, indicated a statement.

The text indicated that as part of the investigations, they began a new request to the Public Ministry for the “judicial prosecution” of a group of officials and businessmen who, violating the sacred oath of honesty and ethics, could be involved in serious acts of administrative corruption and embezzlement.

In a clear harmful action against the patrimony of the nation and the sacred interests of the Venezuelan people, the note pointed out.

The statement reiterated the will to comply with the instructions to combat and prosecute these despicable crimes against the Republic.

We will not stop at the duty of confronting the scourge of corruption and punishing in an exemplary manner those who commit these criminal acts, whoever they are responsible for, he stressed.

The Police pointed out that this “implacable fight against corruption and moral decomposition”, undertaken by the Bolivarian Government in all areas of national life, continues to produce results.

Maduro commented the day before in an act about the blow given in recent days to some mafias, and assured that they will continue to “deepen the blows.”

Not only were they arrested, we already have the confession of almost half of those captured and the misdeeds they were committing against the Republic, said the president, referring to the well-known PDVSA-Crypto case, in which 10 officials, 11 businessmen, a mayor and three judges.

“They have taken advantage of the legal resource of denunciation and they are saying everything,” he said.

Maduro expressed indignation, anger and rage at the corruption of “people who we gave him full confidence” and ended up robbing the people in such difficult circumstances as a result of sanctions, unilateral coercive measures and the blockade imposed by the United States and its allies.


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