The hearing of former government minister Arturo Murillo has been postponed to October 8, Prosecutor General Wilfredo Chávez reported.
“We have received information from our attorneys in the US indicating that Murillo’s criminal hearing has been postponed,” Chavez said in a statement from the attorney general.
The prosecutor alleged that the postponement was at the request of Murillo’s defense.
The former government minister has been in custody since May 22nd. He is accused of bribery and money laundering in connection with buying tear gas for a premium.