This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to a statement by the press service of the country's national police.

The text of the publication notes that law enforcement officers began an investigation against these persons "for committing acts that undermine independence, sovereignty and self-determination, incitement to foreign interference in internal affairs, requests for military intervention" and other violations in accordance with Art.

1 of Law No. 1055 "On the Protection of the Rights of the People to Independence, Sovereignty and Self-Determination in the Name of Peace."

Both suspects are at home under police surveillance.

It is noteworthy that after the verdict under Law No. 1055, the accused can no longer hold public elective offices.

The United States last week imposed restrictions on 100 Nicaraguan officials, including those close to President Daniel Ortega and their families.

Washington noted that the sanctions measures were introduced against persons who in the states are considered involved in "undermining democracy" and "suppressing peaceful protests" or associated with "human rights violations."