Seven detained in watery operation

An interinstitutional force detained seven persons in the relatively unpoliced section of Dos Bocas in Barra del Colorado, Limón. The location is on the bank of the Río Colorado in extreme northeast Costa Rica.

Law officers had to go in boats. Involved were the Poder Judicial, prosecutors, the Defensoría Pública and the Fuerza Pública. Three members of the same family were detained on an allegation that they took over state land.

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