The commander of the Bolivarian Militia of Venezuela, he generatesl Winston Chourio Andrade, reported that this group, which is made up of civilians close to the chavismo will complement tomorrow the operations of the Bolivarian National Armed Force.
In total they will be 100,000 members of that militia that will be in the streets uniformed and armed to ensure security during regional election day.
According to the commander, they will be in the polling stations and in strategic facilities throughout the territory to monitor that voting is carried out in order.
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This group generates controversy in Venezuela since after a reform of the National Constituent Assembly was designated as “special component” of the armed forces and has had complaints of excesses by its members.
Previously, when the Militia was created was considered an organization “complementary”. Now with the reform, it has special powers in intelligence matters, and it also has work with the population to “register, organize, equip, train and indoctrinate the people in order to contribute to the security of the nation. “