court orders detention of Leopoldo López – The Economic Journal

court orders detention of Leopoldo López - The Economic Journal


The Venezuelan Supreme Court has ordered the search and arrest warrant against opposition leader Leopoldo López, who was freed on 30 April by rebel soldiers and is staying with his family, and as a "guest" at the Embassy of Spain, in Caracas.

This court announced the "revocation of the measure of house arrest to the citizen Leopoldo López for violating it flagrantly". Thus, the judicial authorities of Caracas issued an arrest warrant "against citizen Leopoldo López" so that he "continues to serve the sentence of 13 years in prison." For now, remember this judicial authority, were fulfilled five years, two months and twelve days of punishment.

The statement, published by the Spanish newspaper "Expansion", indicates that "it is a public, notorious and communicational fact that Leopoldo López violated the measure of house arrest, appearing and declaring in mass media" after his release.

López is the leader of the opposition party 'Voluntad Popular' and was during the past Wednesday with Juan Guaidó, and several military.



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