New York, United States of America.- For the second time the reading of the sentence of the former deputy postponed freddy glancewho pleaded guilty to drug trafficking in the Southern District Court of New York, United States.
The hearing was scheduled for Friday 29 July, however, it was adjourned to 4:00 pm on 24 August (2 pm Honduras time).
As was known, Judge Paul G. The disposition was taken by Gardeffe because of the wrath of COVID-19 It was reported in the prison where former Honduran officials are deprived of their freedom.
It must be remembered that this is the second time that Nazar’s hearing has been adjourned, as it was earlier scheduled for June 11, but was adjourned till July at the request of the defendant’s defense team, Those who argued that they had pending issues to be resolved. , Now in August, the sentence of the former officer will be recited.
This is of interest: A capo will reveal the adventures of Freddy Najera in drug trafficking
This was in 2018 when freddy glance He voluntarily surrendered to the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Appearing at a hearing, he pleaded not guilty to the charges, so his case was extended for hearing.
However, after changing counsel in 2019, Najera decided to back down from the charges and pleaded guilty, opening up the possibility of talks with prosecutors and is now days away from receiving his sentence.
The former Honduran deputy admitted before Judge Paul Gardafe, that ‘between 2009 and 2014, I contributed to and helped many people related to drug trafficking activities in Honduras, for example, receiving secret landing strips. I knew so much that it tried to promote drug trafficking, and that drug was intended or intended to be imported into the United States.’
The United States Attorney’s Office has requested that a life sentence be imposed against the former congressman, while his attorney, Joaquin Perez, believes it would be unfair to impose a sentence of such magnitude.
In defense of Najera, a 15-year prison sentence was proposed.
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freddy glance Three counts have been charged by the United States: (1) conspiracy to traffic drugs, (2) use and possession of machine guns and destructive equipment for the importation of cocaine and (3) and use and carrying of machine guns and destructive equipment. During the conspiracy to import cocaine.
According to the prosecutor’s office for the Southern District of New York, the former congressman “used his position in Honduran Congress to facilitate large-scale drug trafficking and corruption.”
Prosecutors also assured that the liberal politician “participated in and supported the drug trafficking activities of large drug smugglers in Honduras and high-ranking members of the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico.”
For example, Njera ‘facilitated the reception of cocaine-laden planes at secret landing strips in Honduras’ and ‘participated in a cocaine maritime smuggling project involving $50,000 paid to Fabio Lobo (son of former President Pepe Lobo). bribery was involved’, prosecutors indicated in their indictment.
Similarly, investigators confirm that a former congressman also participated in the death of anti-drug Czar Julian Aristides Gonzalez.
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