Authorities warn that criminal bands arrived to provinces

Abbot warns that criminal bands arrive to provinces
  • Abbot advierte que bandas criminales llegaron a la provincia
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PANAMA CITY.- The growth of the population inside the country has represented also the increase of the levels of violence and crime in places that were characterized by the tranquility inside the country, noticed this Wednesday, the 13th of July, the attorney and exdirector of the Technical Judicial Police, Jaime Abad.
In agreement with Abad, the organized crime is projected like company and the criminals expand across bands and organizations which tentacles arrive to the provinces.

Abad said that this is the effect of the "diversification of the crime", where small bands and others more organized are investing in lawful business as car washing, workshops, beauty salons, etc. In case of the province of Chiriquí, Abbot said that the diversification of the crime is due partly of factors related to the border with Costa Rica.

In David, Barú's sector and the frontier step, the delictives bands have gained area.

"I do not want to discredict the work that does the National Service of Borders, but this it is a border that anyone crosses ", added Abad.

He said that it is necessary to to do an effort to check the frontier controls.

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