Former Bolivian authorities minister Arturo Murillo, probably the most influential within the administration of former de facto president Jeanine Áñez (2019-2020), pleaded responsible to crimes corresponding to bribery and cash laundering within the US, as confirmed Thursday by the state prosecutor, Wilfredo Chávez.
In a subsequent listening to, the US Justice is predicted to impose a sentence of a minimum of six years.
Subsequently, Chávez mentioned that an extradition course of could be activated for him to reply in Bolivia for the massacres of Senkata and Sacaba, wherein a minimum of 27 folks died in November 2019.
In accordance with the investigation, Murillo obtained bribes from international businessmen to safe a US$5.6 million contract, for the acquisition of tear gasoline and non-lethal gear for the Bolivian state.
Áñez’s former strongman was arrested within the US in 2021.