Two Nigerian men and a Cape Verdean woman were arrested at Amílcar Cabral International Airport on the island of Sal for international drug trafficking. The arrests resulted from three different operations carried out by the Judiciary Police. Two of the three individuals arrested were transporting cocaine
The curtain closes this Monday on the May 13 festivities, which commemorate Our Lady of Fátima Day and the 12th anniversary of Assomada’s elevation to the category of city. This year’s celebrations were characterized by the re-opening of the New Market, the opening of an International Handicraft
The verdict in the trial of Maio National Police commander Pedro Carlos Varela will be known tomorrow, May 14. The Public Ministry has already stated that if Varela is found not guilty of passive corruption, it will appeal the decision.
A 37-year-old Cape Verdean woman will be given a preliminary hearing this Friday afternoon after being arrested in Praia’s Nelson Mandela International Airport with 25 capsules of cocaine (totaling 402 grams) while she was preparing to embark on a flight to the Island of Sal.
National Police in Santa Catarina on April 30 arrested a man believed to have raped an 18-year-old woman in the Portãozinho district of Assomada. The suspect, who was recognized by the victim, will be taken before a Santa Catarina district court judge for an initial hearing on May 2.
São Vicente district court has remanded a Guinea Bissauan citizen arrested by Judiciary Police at Cesária Évora International Airport with 1.5 kilograms of pure cocaine in his stomach into custody pending trial. The drugs have an estimated worth of 11 million escudos. The 32-year-old man had traveled
36-year-old Silvestra Andrade is being threatened by relatives of her ex-husband, 31-year-old Hélder da Cruz, who is currently serving a sentence at São Vicente’s Ribeirinha prison because of domestic violence that resulted in Andrade’s hospitalization. According to Andrade, the attack was
German journalist Wolfgang was sentenced by Praia district court to five years in prison for two crimes of sexual abuse of minors, one with penetration and the other carried out in a continuous fashion. The convicted pedophile will also have to pay 150,000 escudos in damages to the two confirmed victims.
Judiciary Police have arrested five individuals suspected of involvement in the murder of 48-year-old Aquino Fernandes, a night guard at the Enacol gas station in the city of Mosteiros, on the Island of Fogo. The suspects are expected to be taken before a local court judge this Sunday, April 28, for