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Frenchman in ‘air cocaine’ case denied bail

Santo Domingo.- French aviation security expert Christophe Naudin will remain behind bars to await trial on charges he masterminded the escape of two French  pilots convicted of drug trafficking in the ‘air cocaine’ case, a court ruled Thursday.

National District Appealte Court judge Rigoberto Sena ruled to extend a lower court order of three months of pretrial detention against Naudin, 53, has been detained since 10 March, when he was brought in extradition from Egypt, where he was arrested in February by Interpol agents in Cairo.

Naudin’s attorney Miguel Valerio motioned for the prosecution to immediately file the charges and evidence, and insisted that his client’s detention and extradition were irregular.

After the defendant’s arrest in February, the Dominican government had requested is extradition in early March.

Source: DT

June 10, 2016

Category: DR News |

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