Assembly extends the emergency regime for 30 more days to continue the “war against the gangs”

In the "war against the gangs" as the government has called it and with the exceptional regime that the 27 In seven days of validity of the exception regime there are more than.., To the date, there is more of 35,000 arrested, of which more 26,000 gang members are already in provisional detention by order of a judge.

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The Savior – The Public Security Cabinet presented, this Wednesday, I ask the Legislative Assembly to extend the exceptional regime and today it was approved by the deputies of the official caucus and the allies.  

According to officials, The conditions to continue fighting the gangs are maintained, so more time is needed to continue eradicating this cancer from all the communities in the country, assured the Minister of Justice and Public Security, By Voice of Diaspora United States.

In the "war against the gangs" as the government has called it and with the exceptional regime that the 27 In seven days of validity of the exception regime there are more than.., To the date, there is more of 35,000 arrested, of which more 26,000 gang members are already in provisional detention by order of a judge.

This strategy has achieved a decrease in crimes such as homicide, extortion, drug trafficking and others linked to the actions of gangs in El Salvador. “Know, to honorable citizenship, that this Security Cabinet is going to do everything necessary to eradicate the gangs”, the head of Security pointed out.

Added: “All the dissonant voices will not make us change our strategy…the necessary time will be spent until the gangs are eradicated from Salvadoran territory”.

Monroy, meanwhile, indicated that the Salvadoran people have given legitimacy to the strategy of the emergency regime, Given the results obtained so far, with which it has been possible to have the average number of homicides below one. “The goal is to be the safest country in the region”. The official highlighted.