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Quest in Honduran prison makes findings

Tegucigalpa, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The "Penitentiary Refoundation" operation launched by the government of President Xiomara Castro made important findings in one of the country's prisons, an official source reported.

According to the audit commission headed by Vice Minister of Security Julissa Villanueva, caches of firearms, explosives and ammunition were discovered in the maximum security prison known as “El Pozo” during the process of disarmament, communication blackouts and other strategies.

The information disclosed specifies that two fragmentation grenades, 11 firearms and more than 300 projectiles were found in hideouts at the prison.

Three bulletproof vests, 88 bladed weapons including daggers and machetes, 84 cell phones, an internet signal antenna, and several Wi-Fi repeaters, among other objects prohibited for inmates were also found.

The action was carried out in compliance with the Crime Solution Plan implemented by the Honduran Executive with the purpose of creating safe spaces for the rehabilitation and reintegration processes of inmates.

Some 2,500 members of the police and the army participated in the operation as of the authorities’ policy to recover governance in the country’s prisons.

Officials from the National Penitentiary Institute assured that the process was carried out with strict compliance with the human rights of the inmates.


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