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Luis Fernando Camacho must remain in the Chonchocoro prison in Viacha, accused in the coup d'état I case.
The Second Criminal Chamber of the Departmental Court of Justice (TDJ) of La Paz declared this Thursday the appeal to the preventive detention of the Santa Cruz governor Luis Fernando Camacho inadmissible.
Rosmery Pabón, who presided over the virtual appeal hearing, said, "the Second Criminal Chamber of the Departmental Court of Justice determines the admissibility of the appeals, inadmissible, on the merits, it confirms resolution 473/2022."
The former civic leader "has political and administrative power to obstruct judicial and police investigations into the criminal charges against him," said Pabón, thus ratifying Camacho's preventive detention.
In this regard, the complainants, the Ministries of Justice and the Interior, as well as the Attorney General's Office, raised Camacho's dangerous behavior for society and his potential to flee quickly.
The hearing began around 8:50 local time and lasted more than six hours. It was attended by lawyers from the Ministry of the Interior, the Attorney General's Office of the Republic, as well as the technical defense of the plaintiff and the defendant.
Camacho was apprehended on December 28, 2022, in Santa Cruz and transferred to La Paz, accused of committing the crime of terrorism in the coup d'état I case. He is also charged with sedition and conspiracy, all within the framework of the 2019 coup d'état against Evo Morales.
Since December 30, he has been in preventive detention in the Chonchocoro prison in Viacha, where he must remain for four months.