COSTA RICA NEWS — Legislators approved in first reading a draft of the bill for use of electronic ankle monitors by prisoners.
If the bill obtains second and final reading for it become law, judges can release a prisoners with the condition of use of the electronic monitor.
Francisco Camacho, legislator for the Frente Amplio (FA), explained that “the device can work well for precautionary measures, this is a breakthrough, with this we can prevent many femicides in the country.”
The draft bill excludes prisoners related to drug trafficking, drug abuse and murder, among other serious crimes.
Source: La Republica