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In flagrante delicto

By July 25, 2022August 3rd, 2022No Comments

The act in which a person is arrested for committing a crime without a prior order from a judge. In El Salvador, this legal term is found in article 323 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and establishes that the perpetrator must be apprehended while committing a crime, attempting to commit a crime, or immediately after having committed a crime.