Venezuela: Maduro pledges to purge police force

Posted on October 30, 2014 • Filed under: Corruption, Crime, Police/Military Activity, Venezuela

Venezuela’s president promises to revamp country’s police force
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”.

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