Morales denounces ‘coup d’état’, as opposition confirms warrant issued for his arrest

Police and military have been on the lookout for Evo Morales, who has just resigned as Bolivia’s president, opposition leader has confirmed. Morales dubbed the arrest warrant “illegal,” and said that his house was raided.

“I denounce in front of the world and the Bolivian people that a police official publicly announced that he was istructed to execute an illegal arrest warrant against me; in addition, violent groups assaulted my home. The coup destroys the rule of law,” Morales, who resigned earlier on Sunday after military and police demanded he leaves the post, stated on Twitter.