Argenis Contreras, designated as the main perpetrator of the kidnapping and murder of lawyer and university professor Yuniol Ramírez Ferreras, asked the judges of the Second Collegiate Court of the National District who know the substantive trial, to order his change of prison compound.
The request was made by the accused, through his lawyer Plutarco Jáquez, who seeks that the court order his transfer from the Correction and Rehabilitation Center of the San Pedro de Macorís prison. to the Najayo prison, where he was previously held.
After the request, the Public Ministry, represented in court by Mirna Ortiz, Litigation Coordinator of the Specialized Prosecution of Administrative Corruption Office (Pepca), informed the judges that I was not aware of such request. Other prosecutors are Pedro Frías, Rosa Ysabel, Wagner Cubilete, Elvira Rodríguez and Jonathan Pérez.
However, the judges continued with the interrogation of agents from the Central Directorate of Investigation (DICRIM), who participated in the lifting of the crime scene of the legal professional, who were offered as witnesses by the Public Ministry.
It is expected that during the hearing the court presided over by Clarivel Nivar Arias, Clara Soneida Castillo and Jissel Soto rule on the motion to change the prison compound.
The court in addition to murder of Yuniol Ramírezalso knows and alleged acts of corruption in the Metropolitan Office of Bus Services (OMSA), where his former director Manuel Rivas and Colonel Faustino Rosario Díaz appear as the main implicated.
For the complicity and murder of Yuniol Ramírezwho presided over the National Convergence of Lawyers (CONA), José Mercado (el Grande), Víctor Ravelo Campos (el Herrero), Jorge Abreu, Heidy Peña and Lilian Francisca Suárez Jáquez are also accused.
The Public Ministry has highlighted in the process that it will provide testimonial evidence from 55 people.
Ramirez Ferreras, He was found dead with a concrete block tied around his neck. by means of a chain, in a stream of Hato Nuevo, in Santo Domingo Oeste.
The crime recorded in October 2017 is linked to acts of administrative corruption that occurred in the entity transportation government.
After the fact Argenis Contreras fled the country to the United States, where he was captured and three years later delivered to the country after the efforts of the current management of the Attorney General’s Office.