teleSUR | 23 March, 2017
21 other officials were sentenced to 10 years in prison for their involvement in the event.
The Supreme Court also ruled that the families of the victims will receive compensation from the state amounting to US$575,000 for the families of the victims.
The victims, Julian Pena Maltes, Alejandro Pinochet Arenas, Manuel Sepulveda Sanchez, Gonzalo Fuenzalida Navarrete and Julio Muñoz Otarola, were disappeared after being arrested by agents in retaliation for the kidnapping of Colonel Carlos Carreno in 1987.
During former President Sebastian Piñera’s candidacy launch on Tuesday at the National Museum of Natural History, small groups shouted slogans in favor of the former dictator on several occasions, sparking outrage on social media. Piñera later said he did not support the chants.
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