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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

The Knucklehead of the Day award

Today's winner is Jorge Daniel Castro. He gets the award for the following.

The head of Colombia's national police force and the country's intelligence chief have both resigned amid a scandal over illegal wiretapping.

Police and security officials were found to have recorded telephone calls by opposition politicians, journalists and members of the government.

The government described the recordings as illegal and "totally unacceptable".

The wiretaps were revealed by a probe in a Colombian news magazine, but were widely suspected, correspondents say.

President Alvaro Uribe's government reacted quickly, says the BBC's Jeremy McDermott in Bogota, and has already named a new national police chief.

Jorge Daniel Castro, the head of the police force, is being replaced by Oscar Naranjo, who our correspondent says is widely regarded as the most able policeman of his generation.
Wiretapping politicians and journalists can never be considered a wise career move. More so when they are illegal, and this person is the chief of police. A chief of police who can't obey the law himself is unacceptable. That is all it takes to make Jorge Daniel Castro today's Knucklehead of the Day.

Hat tip- Poliblog
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