The former interim president of Bolivia Jeanine Áñez suffered a decompensation this Monday after seven hours of questioning because of the so-called “tear gas case” and other allegations.
At a hearing in Miraflores Prison, where she has been in preventive detention for months, the ex-president suffered another episode that reflects her fragile health.
The doctor involved in the interrogation gave a written order to come to Áñez, whereupon an initial diagnosis of a rise in blood pressure, a change in heart rhythm and muscle cramps was made, according to the Bolivian media “El Deber”. .
In this way, the hearing was suspended to stabilize the former president, who will continue to answer prosecutor’s questions this Tuesday.
Áñez’s daughter, Carolina Ribera, has denounced the pressure the president is facing, stating that this type of decompensation is affecting her health.
Áñez has been in preventive prison since March 15 and has been charged with sedition, terrorism and conspiracy for her role in the post-election crisis in 2019. The Bolivian authorities are investigating the case, the so-called coup the complaint of former MP of the Movement for Socialism (MAS) Lidia Patty.