Venezuela: More members ofintelligenceagency detained on murder charges during protests

Posted on February 27, 2014 • Filed under: Intelligence, Venezuela reported that five more members of a Venezuelan national intelligence agency have been arrested on murder charges related to the shooting of two people during anti-government protests.

The five agents of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (BNIS) were present at street clashes in Caracas on 12 February in which 24-year-old university student Bassil Da Costa and government supporter Juan Montoya died, chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega said in a statement on Wednesday. They were among the first of at least 16 killed during recent protests. Read Article

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