6 Arrested in Case of Assassination attempt on Venezuelan President
August 6 , 2018
Related to the case of the alleged assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, 6 people have been arrested. The attempt was made while he was giving a speech at a military parade in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas. Mr. Maduro survived the attack after a number of armed drones flew toward him. He believes that Juan Manuel Santos (outgoing president of Colombia) and far-right elements are behind the assault.
Interior Minister Nestor Reverol has stated that arrested ones are accused of assassination and terrorism. He added that one of the detained persons had an arrest warrant because of his alleged role in the military base attack in the August 2017.