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Wed, 04 Jul 2018 18:06 - Updated Wed, 04 Jul 2018 18:06

General Attorney's Office legalizes over 600 criminal cases

Ndalatando - At least 635 criminal cases were legalized by the Attorney General's Office (PGR) in the province of Cuanza Norte from January to May 2018.

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According to the prosecutor's report, this figure includes 230 corrections police procedures, 50 cases were closed for lack of evidence and 93 returned to the examining body for the production of better evidence.

The indictments involved 716 defendants, 569 of whom were released on a provisional basis.

Eighty-five cases were referred to the Court for trial.

Among the nature of the indictments, from January to May, the source points to 168 of the lawsuit, involving sentences of high sentence, 58 promoted to summary judgment, crimes committed in caught red handed, while 36 were sent to other entities.

The Deputy Attorney General of the Republic, João Simão Chapópia, paid a four-day visit to the province of Cuanza Norte on Tuesday to learn about the institution's conditions.

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