Elmer Charlaix, ex private secretary of former Salvadorean President Antonio Saca (2004-2009), is transferred to the division of narcotics of the police National Civil, where Saca is also detained in San Salvador on October 30, 2016.
Authorities in El Salvador arrested the country's ex-president Elias Antonio Saca and several other former officials on Sunday for alleged embezzlement and money-laundering, the attorney general's office said. Saca, 51, and six other former officials from his government were detained in the early morning "on charges of various crimes," it said on Twitter. Saca is a member of the conservative Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA). He was president of El Salvador from 2004 to 2009. / AFP PHOTO / Marvin RECINOS