The authorities are continuing with the investigations to determine the circumstances and those involved in the escape of the ex-secretary of Communication of the previous government, Fernando Alvarado, who shed his electronic shackle and left the country last weekend.
As part of the investigation, on the night of Monday, October 22, the Police and the Prosecutor’s Office carried out a search of the facilities of the ECU911 Quito. The State Prosecutor General’s Office reported on its Twitter account (@FiscaliaEcuador) that information and equipment were seized with which the electronic surveillance device used by Alvarado, accused of alleged embezzlement, would have been monitored
The Office of “Electronic Surveillance Devices” of the Ministry of Justice, located in the Flagrance Unit building, was also raided. This was indicated by the Prosecutor’s Office.
Fiscalía junto con @PoliciaEcuador allanan oficina de “Dispositivos de Vigilancia Electrónica” de @Justicia_Ec, ubicada en el edificio de la Unidad de Flagrancia, para recabar evidencias dentro de la investigación que se sigue por incumplimiento de medida cautelar de Fernando A. pic.twitter.com/YWzfhG2U1r— Fiscalía Ecuador (@FiscaliaEcuador) October 23, 2018
Then the offices of the Ministry of Justice were raided, according to the Twitter account of the Prosecutor’s Office: “It continues to operate, to seize electronic equipment and documentation related to the monitoring performed on the surveillance device carried by the defendant Fernando Alvarado.”
It is expected that in the coming hours more details about the operation will be delivered. The ex-officials escape caused the immediate dismissal of 20 officials in charge of monitoring the shackle, which he used since last August. (I)