#AceWorldNews – VENEZUELA – March 28 – A total 37 people have been killed during violent protests that started in Venezuela on February, 12, country’s attorney general, Luisa Ortega said.
The majority of them – 29 people – are civilians, while another eight are security forces. Ortega said that as part of investigation 17 policemen have been arrested and three of them were put in jail.
Two cases of use of torture, two killings and two attempted murders are also being investigated, she stressed.
The demonstration movement protested against President Nicolas Maduro’s government over inflation and the lack of basic products in the country such as paper, sugar and oil.
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