The Public Prosecution Office stated that it had arrested the accused, Fausto Miguel de Jesus Cruz de la Mota, and that he had confessed to having committed the shooting of the Minister of Environment, Orlando Jorge Mira, This happened on Monday morning.
Prosecutors explained that Cruz de la Mota, 56, commit the act in the office Jorge Miralocated in the Ministry of the Environment, on Luperón Street, in this capital, then escaped to the Church of Jesus Christ, the High and Eternal Priest, located in the true urbanization.
At the religious temple, Deputy Cruz de la Mota handed the gun to a priest who explained to him that he had committed a crime, even though the victim was not identified.
After the incident was announced, Prosecutor Myriam Germain Brito ordered a team of prosecutors headed by the Deputy Prosecutor Yenny Bernice RinosoDirector General of the Public Prosecution Office.
From the environment, the Director General of Persecution made a phone call to the investigators, Who told him that he would turn himself in if the prosecution guaranteed him his life.
Immediately, Deputy Prosecutor General Yéni Bernice, as well as Major General Eduardo Alberto and then General Amaury van Troy Tejada Cruz, the heads of the National Police and the Central Directorate of Investigations (Decreme), went to the temple. since the beginning of the investigation.
After collecting the evidence, Prosecutors and investigators transferred The accused is referred to the General Directorate of Persecution, where a team of the prosecution is working in coordination with the National Public Prosecutor’s Office to file the initial charges.
The Public Prosecution Office deals with the initial theory that was In a murder case and deepen investigations to determine the objective circumstances of it and to present charges against the accused before the courts.
After the bloodshed, police and army units took control of the headquarters and surroundings of the Ministry of Environment.
Technicians from the National Institute of Forensic Sciences (Inacif) took the body to the mortuary Christ the Redeemer Cemetery to perform the autopsy.