The list of candidates for the general director of the Judicial Investigating Organization shrank considerably Wednesday, according to a court press release.
The Comisión de Nombramientos del Poder Judicial, which is a panel of five judges, eliminated 13 contenders for the position, leaving only four persons who could be the new director, including the current acting director, Francisco Segura Sanchez.
The other three remaining applicants for the position are the current vice minister of security, Celso Gamboa Sánchez, an organized crime prosecutor, Osvaldo Henderson García, and a criminal judge, Rodrigo Vásquez Retana.
Whoever is selected to fill the position will be in charge of the agency that investigates crime in the country.
Interviews with the 17 applicants started last week and concluded Monday.