Outgoing president Morales: Bolivian police will arrest me

Bolivia's president, Evo Morales, who has announced his departure, saying that the police have been instructed to arrest him. It grants the he on Twitter on

Outgoing president Morales: Bolivian police will arrest me

Bolivia's president, Evo Morales, who has announced his departure, saying that the police have been instructed to arrest him. It grants the he on Twitter on

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
11 November 2019 Monday 00:00
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Outgoing president Morales: Bolivian police will arrest me

Bolivia's president, Evo Morales, who has announced his departure, saying that the police have been instructed to arrest him.

It grants the he on Twitter on the night of Monday local time, according to the news agency dpa.

however, There is some ambiguity about the information, as the country's police chief, according to the news agency Reuters says it has not issued an arrest warrant.

Morales writes on Twitter:

- A police officer has publicly stated that he has been instructed on unlawfully to arrest me, says the outgoing president on Twitter, according to dpa.

Morales adds that the 'violent groups' have attacked his home.

- Those responsible for the coup, in violation of the rule of law, he writes.

opposition leader Luis Fernando Camacho confirms a few minutes after on Twitter, that has been issued a warrant for the arrest of Morales.

According to Camacho a leader in both the police and the military after Morales.

- the Military have taken his præsidentfly from him, and he is hiding in the Chapare (rural bolivian province, ed.). They come after him, wrote Camacho, according to the AFP news agency.

It was precisely from the Chapare, to Morales on Sunday night, announced his departure on tv.

It came to pass, three weeks after he had won an election, which, according to a report from the Organization of American States (OAS) was marked by the "clear manipulation" of election results.

in recent weeks is the population pressure on the former so popular leftist president has grown.

Quite violent protests have marked the country, which is one of South america's poorest.

Updated: 11.11.2019 00:00
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