MIAMI - Oscar Perez, the man who used a stolen government helicopter to fire grenades at the supreme court and the interior ministry building, appeared at a protest in Caracas on Thursday night. He spoke to journalists.
Perez wants Venezuelans to vote on Sunday in a symbolic referendum to oppose President Nicolas Maduro's plan to modify the constitution.
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"The true way to pay respects to those who've died is for this dictatorship to fall," Perez, 36, said in Spanish.
Perez, who said he belongs to a coalition of members of the security forces, left the crowd on the back of a motorcycle.
There is a manhunt for Perez, who was accused of treason and engaging in terrorism.
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