The Criminal Court of Pococí imposed on Tuesday night, six months of preventive prison against an individual named Chaves Castillo, arrested as a suspect of the crime of rape against an American in Tortuguero, confirmed the Public Ministry on Twitter.
UH: #FiscalíaCR consigue que se ordene prisión preventiva contra sospechoso de violar a estadounidense en Tortuguero. Imputado cumplirá medida por 6 meses. @usembassysjo
— MinisterioPúblico CR (@FiscaliaCR) August 15, 2018
The measure was issued at 7:55 p.m. by judge Ricardo Valverde, after a hearing of almost two hours.
The arrest of the 20-year-old suspect, a native of Nicaragua and who is captain of a vessel, occurred on Sunday night by Officers of the Operational Support Group (GAO) of the Ministry of Public Security (MSP).
According to the police report, the