A Bolivian judge issued a four-month pre-trial detention order against the former president Janine Anise. The former president is accused of “sedition and terrorism” because of the events that led to the early departure of Evo Morales from power at the end of 2019. They also remained in prison for four months.
“They sent me four months in detention pending trial for a ‘coup’ that never happened,” Anez wrote on his Twitter account after hearing Judge Regina Santa Cruz’s decision at a precautionary hearing that took place on a technology platform. . Bolivian police arrested the former president in the early hours of Saturday morning. The arrest took place hours after a judge ordered the South American country to arrest him.
Arrest warrants have also been issued for five former ministers, Anez. Two of them were arrested in the Bolivian region of Beni. The two controversial (interior) government ministers, Arturo Murillo, and Defense Minister Fernando Lopez, have been outside Bolivia since the Socialist Movement (MAS) won the elections last year.
The day imposed by the military leadership Morales departs at a press conference It was videotaped in 2019. There, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Williams Clement, “suggested” to the president to resign from his mandate “to allow calm and maintain stability in the interest of Bolivia.” The army justified that they took this position due to the “escalation of conflict” that the country was going through in the face of protests before Alleged fraud in the October presidential election.
Clement is now wanted on charges of “terrorism, sedition and conspiracy.” They are also looking for General Sergio Orellana, who, as Clement’s successor, took command of the armed forces when he was the opposition senator at the time. Janine Anise He took over the interim presidency of the country. Oriana must also be held accountable for the deaths of 30 people in the protests against the interim president that were severely suppressed by the security forces. In the latter case, a military commander and a police chief are subject to house arrest. According to police investigations, the former commander, Orellana, left the country late last year and is now living in Colombia.
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