Bolivian judge extends the detention of ex-president Áñez from four to six months

The legal basis that was exposed during a virtual hearing that lasted several hours is the "extension" of the risks of obstruction and flight that were exposed by the representatives of the Prosecutor's Office.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The situation of the former interim president of Bolivia Jeanine Áñez and two of her imprisoned former ministers became more complicated when a judge determined this Saturday to extend from four to six months their preventive detention dictated a week ago.

Judge Willy Arias resolved to "confirm" the resolution that a few days ago determined the preventive detention of the former head of state and her former ministers "with the modification that the period of preventive detention is determined to six months" initially ordered.

The legal basis that was presented during a virtual hearing that lasted . . .

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