The president of the National Customs, Karina Cerrudo, explained that as a result of the discovery of two stolen vehicles in Chile and that they were donated by the Bolivian government to social sectors, the country’s ten customs administrations intervened. The official said an agreement with Chile is expected to resolve the issue of stolen vehicles in the neighboring country And those are introduced on national soil.
“We have intervened in ten customs offices to be able to recover and audit all the information. Furthermore, to be able Verify whether more people are responsible or if there is a lack of control in these deliveries. So, we have already taken all the measures and we are speeding up these processes, obviously we are going to improve our rules regarding (stolen cars). And we are going to introduce the issue of verification, even on the day we are delivering (the cars) to the Presidency,” Cerrudo explained in an interview with state media.
This determination arises as a result of the discovery of two stolen vehicles in Chile and which were donated by the Bolivian government to social sectors. Serrudo accused the Chilean government of being too slow in uploading information about stolen vehicles in its territory. And announced that there is a commitment to upload updated information for the neighboring country. Also for this case National Directorate for Prevention of Vehicle Theft (DiProv) resolves to optimize controls motorized entry.
For this fact, Administrative, disciplinary and criminal proceedings were initiated against a lieutenant colonel and a non-commissioned officer of the Bolivian Police and three officers of the National Customs: a customs technician, an administrator of the customs interior of Tarija and the national head of goods settlement, reported the Minister of Government, Eduardo del Castillo.
“Now we are going to update the certification by Chile and we hope that this interoperability should be done as soon as possible so that we are not inconvenienced which, as I mentioned again, They are isolated, because Customs has delivered thousands of vehicles since 2014, and in this administration of President (Luis Arce) we have also delivered many vehicles that are legal,” Cerrudo pointed out.
National customs rejected nationalization proposals for two stolen vehicles in Chile, official said and that they shall be immediately handed over to their owners in the neighboring country, Compliance with relevant protocols.