The opposition of Santa Cruzin bolivianhas demanded the release of the governor of the city, Luis Fernando Camachofor his arrest this Wednesday after being accused of the Bolivian coup in 2019. Just when former President Evo Morales left office after being pressured on suspicion of irregular elections and by the Armed forces.
The platform leader we believe He has criticized that the complaint presented does not have credibility, coherence or truth and has accepted his right not to testify so that his statements are not distorted: “I prefer to defend myself in writing.” He added that he is proud to have participated in “the biggest fight in the history of Bolivia for freedom, democracy and in defense of our vote that was being taken away from us.”
Morales’s resignation implied the arrival of former president Jeanine Áñez to power after the 2019 coup and she was sentenced to ten years in prison. The Bolivian Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed in a statement the connection of the opponent to the case Coup d’état I and has stated that the tax decision “is not about a kidnapping or political persecution,” as Camacho’s lawyer believes, because it was issued in October of this administration and has jurisdictional control.
The process respects, according to the Prosecutor’s Office, “the constitutional rights and guarantees of the prosecuted subjects.” The Public Ministry has stated that the governor “has been aware of the process since the beginning, on November 20, 2020”, when the former deputy of the Movement for Socialism (MAS) Lidia Patty denounced him for terrorism.
As a result of the arrest, the opposition has branded the government of Bolivian President Luis Arce and the governor’s followers a “dictatorship”, who have set fire to the Bolivian Prosecutor’s Office and have confronted the Army Yet the Policemanthey have taken over the airports and highways of Santa Cruz so that their transfer does not take place.