Venezuela Arrests Opposition Lawmaker, Allegedly Finds Weapons in Vehicle - News Summed Up

Venezuela Arrests Opposition Lawmaker, Allegedly Finds Weapons in Vehicle


Venezuela intelligence police arrested an opposition lawmaker Wednesday on charges of seeking to foment violence, prompting his political party to denounce a new wave of repression by the government. Gilber Caro, a substitute legislator from Miranda state, was detained with his girlfriend on a roadside early Wednesday morning after officers found an assault rifle and explosives in his vehicle, Vice President Tareck El Aissami said. Appointed recently by President Nicolás Maduro to tackle the country’s rampant crime...


Source: Wall Street Journal January 12, 2017 03:09 UTC





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