Adrián Salmerón Silva
QCOSTARICA – The Minister of Public Security (Ministro de Seguridad Pública), Gustavo Mata, posted on his Twitter account on Friday, the arrest in Nicaragua of Adrian Salmero Silva, the suspect in the Matapalo massacre.
Salmeron is suspected of killing five people whose bodies were found with stand wounds on Tuesday. According to the Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ), the massacre would have happened last Sunday.
Mata stressed that as Nicaragua does not extradite its nationals, “Costa Rica will do everything to have him tried there”.
The minister explained the arrest occurred around 5:00pm Friday, informed by Costa Rica’s Ambassador in Nicaragua, Javier Sancho.
In Costa Rica, Nicaragua’s Ambassador, Harold Rivas, explained that part of his country’s Prosecutor’s office (Fiscalia) will be in touch with their counterparts in Costa