Provisional detention for a young man who stabbed his grandfather in Coclé
The Judge of Guarantees in the province of Coclé, Albelis Herrera, ordered the personal precautionary measure of provisional detention of a 21-year-old young man, accused of the alleged commission of the crime against life and personal integrity, in the form of homicide aggravated to a degree of attempt, after stabbing his 67-year-old grandfather.
During a hearing held at the facilities of the Accusatory Penal System in Penonomé, this Saturday, Herrera legalized the arrest and the formulation of the indictment of charges for the crime of attempted aggravated homicide, as perpetrator, was deemed presented.
The Guarantees Judge listened and analyzed the arguments of the representative of the Public Ministry , prosecutor Jorge Vega, and of the Public Defender, Alma del Rosario, decided to apply the personal precautionary measure of provisional detention, when assessing the existence of procedural risks such as : attacking the victim and witnesses, neglecting the process; as well as by the involvement of the accused in the punishable act given the nature and gravity of the crime.
The incident was recorded in the evening hours of last Thursday, January 7, 2021, in the Miraflores neighborhood, where the 67-year-old adult was injured with a knife.