In the Time of the Butterflies

Why does Trujillo have Minerva brought in for questioning? Why does he let her go?

Chapter 6, use complete sentences and textual evidence IF possible

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Minerva is interrogated about Lio by General Federico Fialloand Don Anselmo Paulino. She admits that she lied to El Jefe about not knowing Lio, but she says it was because she was afraid of displeasing him. She says she is no longer in communication with Lio. Manuel de Moya enters and suggests that "a private conference with El Jefe would be the quickest, most effective way to end all this nonsense." He means, of course, that Minerva should sleep with Trujillo, but she insists that her father and mother come along to the meeting.