6 arrested following sailboat robbery and rape

 
3,129Views 3Comments Posted 13/11/2019

Six people allegedly involved with the rape of two  young Norwegian women during the pirate  boarding and robbery of  a sailboat Alibaba  in Nombre Dios Bay, Colon were arrested on Tuesday, November 12 following a joint intelligence operation by the National  Police, The National Aeronaval Service (Seafront) and the Public Ministry

The day before  a satellite phone and two iPads that had links with the victims were  recovered,

The attack took place at dawn of Saturday, November 9,  when hooded and armed men e who traveling in a boat powered by an outboard motor, assaulted the crew of the Alíbaba, a 40-foot sailboat.

 They also raped  two  young women, who received medical attention at the Portobelo health center where   they filed the complaint

The vessel under the command, of Captain Jorgen Brevik, left Norway in  September to take a tour that would take them to Spain, Portugal, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Panama.

The attack was denounced by Pablo Salazar, the mayor of the district of Santa Isabel, , who regretted that the tourists were outraged, affecting the image of residents of coastal communities.



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Bluesphere

Colon is a province, not just the city. This happend in the countryside in a beautiful part of Panama that has never had these sort of problems.

28 days ago
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panama

people need to learn there is nothing in and around colon that you ever need to see or be there for . every country has a area were you should not travel and colon is that place here in panama .i could not believe when they first opened the cruise ship port there . unless they wanted to show tourists the bad side of panama first .the port should have always been on the other side so tourists could explore the city

28 days ago
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panama

people need to learn there is nothing in and around colon that you ever need to see or be there for . every country has a area were you should not travel and colon is that place here in panama .i could not believe when they first opened the cruise ship port there . unless they wanted to show tourists the bad side of panama first .the port should have always been on the other side so tourists could explore the city

28 days ago
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