24/04/2019.- The vice-president of Communication, Culture and Tourism, Jorge Rodríguez, presented the names of 5 suspects allegedly involved in the cybernetic and physical attacks against the Simón Bolívar Hydroelectric Plant, located in Guri, Bolívar state.
- Julio César Acuña Núñez, resides in the United States.
- Ramos Oswaldo García García, in Spain.
- Miguel Ángel José Freita, in Colombia.
- Otoniel Ramos Sánchez, arrested in Venezuela and charged by the Public Prosecutor’s Office.
- Jesús Rodríguez Landoni, left the country with a destination of the United States.
Rodríguez emphasized the fact that the governments of the United States, Spain and Colombia give protection to those involved in the multiple attacks on the national electric system.
The government of Nicolás Maduro asked Interpol to capture the four citizens abroad, and the vice president stressed that there are currently 19 involved and 5 detainees.
A not minor disclosure at the press conference: more than 50% of the electrical substations in the country have been physically attacked.
The leader recalled that “there were two major attacks on the Guri: the cybernetic of the past March 7 and 9, and the mechanical and physical type of the past days: March 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29.”
- Since March 7, there have been 45 direct attacks of a smaller scale on the national electricity system;
- and 280 forest fires along the power lines throughout the national territory.
Translated by JRE\EF