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The Public Ministry of Nicaragua announced in the early hours of Saturday that it granted house arrest with police custody to three citizens of the Central American country.

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According to the statement from the Nicaraguan body, the change of the precautionary measure from preventive detention to house arrest was granted to citizens Francisco Xavier Aguirre, 77 years old; José Bernard Pallais and Arturo José Cruz, 68 years old.

The three men were detained for conspiracy to undermine the integrity of the Nicaraguan country.

Through a statement, the institution argued that the decision to grant the benefit was due to health reasons “the health status of the aforementioned people, and, for humanitarian reasons, requested the change of measure (…) which was authorized by the relevant authority”.

In the text, the Public Ministry affirmed that it will continue to contribute to the maintenance of security and adherence to the rules of coexistence. tranquility, tolerance and respect for the laws of Nicaragua

On July 27, 2021, the National Police reported the beginning of an investigation into Francisco Xavier Aguirre for his incitement to foreign interference in internal affairs and his demand, exaltation and applause for the imposition of sanctions against Nicaragua and its citizens.

The Nicaraguan security forces indicated that Aguirre also added to his request military interventions, the use of financing from foreign powers to carry out terrorist acts and the management of economic, commercial and financial blockades against the country and its institutions.

A month earlier, the Public Ministry announced the arrest of Arturo José Cruz, on June 5, and José Bernard Pallais, on June 9, under the same charges, in accordance with the Law for the Defense of the Rights of the People to Independence, Sovereignty and Self-determination for Peace.

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