September 18, 2021

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El Salvador: They have ordered the arrest of former President Salvador Sanchez Serona on charges of illegal enrichment and money laundering.

Salvador Sanchez Seron (Photo: Europa Press)

El Salvador’s judge for peace ruled this Wednesday International search and capture of former President Salvador Sanchez Seron (2014-2019) and with the assistance of four former officers Interpol For charges Corruption, Attorney’s Office Report.

Maricella Velasquez, Head of the Anti-Money Laundering Division, pointed out that the decision was made by the second judge for peace in San Salvador, which is Sanchez Seron and nine former officers.

“The judges have decided to release an official letter to Interpol.He told reporters.

Sanchez Seron He is the fourth leader of the Salvador Democrats to receive an arrest warrant He is accused of corruption.

According to the attorney’s office, Sanchez would have received Seron $ 530,000 In Irregular bonus When he was Vice President (2009-2014) and ruled the country Mauricio Funes.

Both came to power under the banner Farabundo Martí Front for National Liberation (FMLN), The election failed as a result of corruption cases related to their administration.

Where is Sanchez Seron, the former guerrilla commander of FMLN and Who left the country for Nicaragua at the end of 2020, according to security officials.

Other former officers on the international arrest warrant are Jose Lopez Jures, former chairman of the Commission on Administration (CEPA) and former private secretary to the president Manuel MelkerIn addition to the former Ministers of Public Works and Environment, Jerson Martinez Y Like Lena, Respectively.

Those in temporary prison are the former head of the treasury Carlos Caesars, Former Minister of Health Violeta MenjaverFormer Deputy Ministers Hugo Flores Placeholder Image Y Erlinda Reliable, And former FMLN affiliate Calico Magic (2014-2017).

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The five former officers appeared in court on Tuesday Preliminary investigation The criminal process.

This case comes from the investigation against Funes 1 351 million is said to have been swindled from the state budget.

Funz lives Nicaragua Acquired the nationality of that Central American country from 2016 to 2017, its constitution prohibits Handing over Of its citizens.

(With information from EFE)

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