Gun permits: Another Dominican Gov. scandal


Santo Domingo.- The fired Interior and Police Deputy Minister, Víctor Polanco, went to the Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday to request an investigation regarding his termination for alleged corruption. Upon his arrival at the Attorney General’s Office, accompanied by his lawyer Cándido Simón, the former official denounced that he was dismissed after he blew the whistle and told Interior and Police Minister Jesus Vazquez that a mafia operated in that institution, that “manipulates from the outside, in collusion with internal personnel, the system to bear and possess firearms.” “I have come to put myself at the disposal of the Attorney General’s Office so that they can investigate me and categorically deny that I have committed any act of corruption in the performance of my duties. Also make it clear that […]

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