January 5, 2001
Case: Salvador Medina Velázquez
Chairman of the board of community radio station FM Ñemity and a teacher in Capiibary, San Pedro.
Around 8:00 p.m. he was riding a motorcycle with his brother along a desolate road when suddenly a masked man appeared and shot him at point-blank range. The brother escaped unhurt.
In October 2001 Milcíades Maylin was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Suspects not charged: (+)
Claudio Barrientos López, Mirta Miranda, Rolando Miranda Martínez, Pablo Quiñones Torres and brothers Alfredo and Gilberto Salinas, allegedly implicated.
Milcíades Maylin was at large in 2005, and was later recaptured and transferred on November 15, 2005 to the Emboscada maximum security prison.