The Comptroller found errors in the test that the entity performed on the case of the diplomatic suitcase, the researchers detected a lack of control in the reception, storage and dispatch of the correspondence. The Attorney General’s Office, Galo Chiriboga said that it seemed the police did not participate, because the dogs did not detect anything when they sniffed the suitcase.
Chiriboga said that due to the possibility of closing the case, that “the case will not be filed and that some investigations are still pending since some further research must be carried out due to the information we requested to Italy.” However, he said that seven officials of the Foreign Ministry are under investigation for alleged mistakes made in the administration. Until yesterday, five of them remained in office with a pending final judgment of the Comptroller.
Just two days before the anniversary date of the discovery of 40 kilograms of liquid cocaine in a diplomatic suitcase shipped from Ecuador to Italy, and there are still no responsible. Yesterday Chiriboga reported, “At the moment, in Ecuador there will be no criminal responsibility.” However he did said that there are responsible, he mentioned Cristian Loor, who is being held in an Italian prison, according to the prosecutor, he moved the drug from Guayaquil to Quito, and then travelled to Milan to personally remove the cargo.
Last Monday morning, after an official meeting between Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño and prosecutor Chiriboga, it was pointed out that there are five detainees in Italy and three of them are convicted of the crime of drug trafficking. While Cristian Loor and Jorge Redrobán, members of the “Ruga the Turtle” have not yet been processed.
Meanwhile Assemblyman Fernando Aguirre has not received any reply about its request to the prosecutors office so that the declarations of three official of the Foreign Relations office. In April, another request was made to receive the statement of Narcisa Soria, Ecuador’s consul in Milan, according to Aguirre he was not attended, although in the prosecution’s evidence was gathered.