Venezuelan Prison Guards “Violently” Raid López, Ceballos’s Cells

On Tuesday, April 21, a group of 13 “heavily armed men” violently searched the cell of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo López on two occasions, without the presence of prosecutors or his defense lawyers, his wife, Lilian Tintori, confirmed via Twitter. Tintori reported that while López was in court, guards at the Ramo Verde military jail also placed former San Cristobal Mayor Daniel Ceballos and current Caracas Metropolitan Mayor Antonio Ledezma in solitary confinement in order to “violently inspect” their cells.