Ten arrested and accused of fires in Quito and environs

Posted on September 15, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador

Elunivers.com reported that in less than 24 hours four people were arrested in the Metropolitan District of Quito (DMQ) on the charge of being the cause of forest fires that affect the city and its surroundings. On Thursday afternoon were arrested in Pomasqui sector in the north of the capital, three young men who would have started a fire in the area and were discovered by the inhabitants. In flagrante hearing held yesterday remand was issued for these people and opened a preliminary investigation which will last 30 days. Read Article

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