The preliminary hearing set against District Director of Cabarete for allegedly embezzling 185 millions
PUERTO PLATA. – The Association for the Development of Cabarete (ADECA) sued the Judicial Department court expedite this knowledge of the complaint filed by the Attorney General of the Republic, Francisco Domínguez Brito, against the director of the municipal district, Gabriel Ramirez Antonio Mora (Canoa) and former Director Morfe Eddy Ramon de la Cruz, accused of embezzling more than 185 million dollars of public funds during the years 2004-2010.
Giving details, the member of ADECA, Michel Gay Crosier said that the organization claims to enforce the Law 176-07 of the National District and the Municipalities, Article 44 providing that a municipal official must be suspended when “trial start fund in which he charged with a crime or offense punishable with imprisonment “.
The preliminary hearing to determine whether sufficient evidence exists to file a lawsuit against Canoa and Morfe was set for this Tuesday, May 21, in the trial court. The scandals have been involved since the District Board of Cabarete, Gabriel Ramirez Antonio Mora (Canoa) has been a protege of the ruling party government authorities to the extent that economic resource base sponsored unlimited reelection to office in congressional and municipal elections of 2010.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital (translated)
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