And Former Defense Minister and former Narcotics Prosecutor was found dead with Two bullets to the head At his home in Asuncion (Paraguay), police reported this Friday.
“The body of former minister Javier Ibarra was found in the kitchen of his home. We have no information about any previous complaints of threats,” the head of the killing spree, the commissioner, told a press conference. Caesar Silcrow.
An autopsy confirmed his death Two gunshots to the temple”, the police officer explained.
Prosecuting Attorney, Gerardo Muskerra, did not rule suicide cause of death. “Suicide cannot be ruled out. We have no disorder, no traces of violence. Nothing can be ruled out,” he asserted.
Ibarra was there Deputy Minister of Homeland Security of Ministry of Home Affairs in Govt Horace Cards (2013-2018).
Then Home Minister Francisco Dvargas, The question was raised in 2015 through an audio released by the press in which A Brazilian drug dealer A. Ibarra Corruption scheme of politicians and police.
Ibarra said in his defense that his work as an investigator made him enemies.
In 2016, Ibarra reported that unknown persons forced him to take his vehicle Three weapons of war Belongs to the police. He also accused the former drug lord of campaigning for him termination of employment. After this incident, he resigned and returned to the prosecutor’s office for two more years.
“There is a huge power struggle to control drug trafficking. Many people should be very worried. In this quest for power, everyone knows where their shoe pinches,” Ibarra said in one of his last public statements before leaving office in 2018. Public Ministry Must dedicate himself to the profession of criminal lawyer.
His reports refer to the murder of an Argentinian lawyer. Laura CasusoDefender of Brazilians accused of drug trafficking.
In Paraguay, the murder of an anti-narcotics lawyer last May caused a stir. Marcelo Becchi She was enjoying her honeymoon on the Colombian Caribbean coast.
The country’s police nabbed the perpetrators of the incident and the US government announced a reward until November 17. $5,000,000 For information about the masterminds of the crime.
In the first weeks of November, A Former Municipal Councillor He was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the city of Paraguay Pedro Juan Caballero (East), on the border with Brazil, which has been the scene of a series of attacks in recent months, according to police sources.
Mario Nis Echak72 years old and Member of Opposition A truly radical liberal party (PLRA), was attacked by two men in a car and fled towards the Brazilian border, a local channel reported. Telefuturo.
The assailants opened fire on the former councilor who was with his son in front of a shop owned by a relative.
A National Police spokesman who arrived at the scene told reporters that according to the account of the deceased’s son, the assailants opened fire.without saying a word”.
The officer indicated that handguns were believed to have been used 9 millimeters. Journal versions indicate that they found At least 33 bullets.
The spokesperson pointed out that they had no complaints about possible threats against the former councilor and refrained from giving further details.
Pedro Juan Caballero is one of the most dangerous places in South America. Paraguay City is one of the centers of drug trafficking in the region. Last May, the then mayor Jose Carlos AcevedoHe was killed in a firing attack.
(with information from EFE)