Nicolás Maduro announces measure after two police were incriminated in murder of pro-government politician.
Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro has promised to launch a thorough purge of the country’s police force after two of its members were incriminated in the gruesome murder of a pro-government politician earlier this month.
The announcement was made during the swearing-in of the new minister of justice, Carmen Melendez, whom President Maduro entrusted with the task of “revolutionising the police”.
“Let’s go deep in our construction of a police system worthy of our fatherland. We need a revolution of the police force here in Venezuela, and I will carry it out without delay, without excuses”, said president Maduro during the televised
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