The police assertion Friday stated the investigation would come with a variety of folks and warned that they’d not be allowed to go away their properties whereas the investigation was carried out.
lvarez had been inside his residence Thursday when police cordoned the realm. lvarez got here out to hope on the street and method them with an outstretched crucifix. Police blocked his try and go to the cathedral Friday so he as a substitute celebrated Mass from house.
The police introduced got here simply hours after the primary woman and Vice President Rosario Murillo criticized “sins towards spirituality” and “the exhibition of hate” in an obvious reference to lvarez.
Earlier, Wilfredo Navarro, a congressional chief for Ortega’s Sandinista Nationwide Liberation Entrance occasion, accused lvarez of making a media circus in entrance of police to “once more incite violence and dysfunction.”
Navarro accused lvarez and others of directing what Ortega and his occasion contemplate a failed coup try in April 2018. Navarro stated the church buildings had been “caves of delinquents and murderers” and that lvarez is “reworking the church once more into bases the place they stockpile weapons and plan violence.”
He warned that lvarez was not above the regulation.
The feedback from Navarro and Murillo appeared to put the groundwork for the police announcement late Friday of an investigation.
In his homily Friday, lvarez stated that he and others confined to his residence “have happiness in our hearts, inside energy and peace for our life.” Neither church management in Nicaragua nor the Vatican have commented on the state of affairs this week.
This week, Ortega’s authorities closed eight radio stations and a tv station in Matgalpa province north of Managua. Seven of the radio stations had been run by the church.