SANTO DOMINGO.- The lawyers of Fausto Miguel Cruz De la Mota, the confessed murderer of Minister Orlando Jorge Mera, requested this Wednesday that the head prosecutor of the National District, Rosalba Ramos, interrogate nine people during the preparatory phase for the trial for the death of the official.
Those proposed for questioning are Edilio Segundo Florián Santana, legal consultant to the Ministry; Juan Manuel Cuervo Desangles, director of the central regional office for the environment; Alfonso Mendoza; the director of the Samaná provincial office of the Ministry; a colonel identified only as Cepeda; Carmen Maribel Peralta Cuevas; Officer Nicolás Montero and Erika Altagracia Herrera Reyes.
They also request that Irvio Linares Villegas be questioned, indicated by the jurists as the person in charge of granting authorizations “of any nature” in the institution and being the nephew of the deceased minister.
Likewise, they requested the videos from the security cameras at the Ministry’s headquarters and a copy of the interrogations in which the alleged murderer confessed to the crime, as well as the medical and psychological evaluations that were carried out on him, as well as proof of his death. transfer of pavilion in the Najayo prison.