THE BOLIVARIAN GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES THE DENTENTION OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA INDUSTRIAL BANK FOR ALLEGEDLY COMMITTING DESIGNATED OFFENSES PUNISHABLE BY THE ANTI-CORRUPTION LAW.
The Ministry of People’s Power for Interior and Justice made a public announcement of the detention of Citizen LUIS RAFAEL QUIARO, Identification No. 5.595.967, former president of the Industrial Bank of Venezuela, who is summoned due to the presumed commission of designated offenses punishable by the Anti-Corruption Law. This citizen is summoned by Tribunal 41 of Control, following investigation 9224-05, as of July 30, 2007.
This citizen was detained by the commission of the Scientific, Penal, and Criminal Investigative Body in Bolivar City, in Bolivar State, in the estate of “Las Giselas” of the sector El Palmar, from where he is now being transferred to Caracas, to be placed in the custody of the appropriate authorities.
The Bolivarian Government confirmed its unyielding will and its firm resolution in the struggle against corruption and whatever vice that is against the values and moral principles of our people, in accordance with the new socialist ethic of the Simon Bolivar National Plan.
Tareck El Aissami
CARACAS, MAY 19, 2009