Santo Domingo.- In reaction to the rising number of violent crimes around the country, the Justice Minister, Assistant DAs, Appellate Court prosecutors, and the heads of the Police and of the Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) met for more than three hours yesterday to adopt strategies against drug trafficking, organized crime and murders-for-hire.
Justice minister Radhamés Jimenez, Police chief Jose Polanco and DNCD president Rolando Rosado headed the meeting to define actions against the different types of organized crime and drug trafficking, among others.
Jimenez said the actions were defined to launch the strategic plan of persecution focused on intelligence. “All this is aimed at more effectively prosecuting organized crime and drug trafficking.”
“All this is directed toward making the prosecution of organized crime more effective, mainly drug trafficking,” he said.
Jimenez added that thanks to the harmonious relations between the Justice Ministry, the Police and the DNCD, the prosecution of all criminal actions will be more effective and will help reduce the “spaces of impunity.”