Former Panama Mayor Jailed For Four Years

(MENAFN- Newsroom Panama) Bosco Vallarino

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The first liquidator judge of Criminal Cases of the First Judicial Circuit of Panama, declared the former mayor of the district of Panama, Bosco Ricardo Vallarino, criminally responsible and sentenced him to 48 months in prison for the crime of corruption of public servants, in the modality of passive bribery, as the author, to the detriment of the Mayor of Panama.

In addition, she imposed disqualification for the exercise of public functions as an accessory penalty, for the same term, which runs once the main penalty has been served.

During the trial, the prosecution managed to prove that Bosco Vallarino and two former officials of the Comptroller General committed serious irregularities in the approval of two consulting contracts between the Municipality of Panama and two companies, one for the management of hospital waste a cost of $250,000 and another for the installation of a surveillance system, for $98,000.


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