Three men accused of plotting to kidnap President Martinelli

Three men accused of plotting to kidnap the president of Panama – including two of his bodyguards – have been arrested.

Trade and Industry Minister Roberto Henriquez said two bodyguards to the President had admitted planning to seize President Ricardo Martinelli.  Additional they admitted being associated with a Puerto Rican man, Issaac Polanco who has also been arrested for his alleged involvement in the plot.  Their plan was to hand the president to “some unofficial group”?

Polanco, and the two other men are being held in isolation in Ancon. All are charged for the allegedly planned kidnapping of  President Martinelli.

For more info on Panama:  PanamaQmagazine

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