Evo Morales lost his mobile phone during an election rally in Santa Cruz de la Sierra and the entire police force was mobilized to find him. Photo: Juan José Garcia
The former president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, was participating in an act of his party, the Movement towards Socialism (MAS), in a city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, when he denounced that his cell phone had been stolen.
Morales reported the incident at the edge of the finish line, around 8:30 pm, which led to the deployment of all the police on the territory of La Guardia to search for the device, according to the newspaper Must. The former president participated accompanied by the ministers of the Presidency and the Government, Marianela Prada and Eduardo del Castillo, in support of the candidacy of Rufino Correa as mayor of La Guardia.
Ordered Orlando Ponce, national commander of the General Police intelligence agents and members of other agencies participate in the search for Morales’ cell phone.
According to Mustwhich quoted members of the police in confidentiallythere was discomfort in the police as the order also forced agents and officers who were on their day off to participate in the search.
The same source assured the newspaper that the major concern is with Morales’ device it would have no security protection (passwords or other types of barriers), with which it is feared that information or photos that the former president would have stored on his mobile phone will be leaked.