Aug 2, 2022 02:36 GMT
According to the authorities, with the capture of the aforementioned individuals, the clarification of four murders that occurred in the city of Santa Marta during 2021 was achieved.
The Colombian authorities arrested and sent to prison five alleged members of the Clan del Golfo who operated in the Caribbean region, and who would be responsible for at least four murders committed in the city of Santa Marta, in the department of Magdalena, in the northeast of the country. .
The capture was made in Ciénaga and Santa Marta on July 14, but it was informed this Monday by the Attorney General’s Office. The detained individuals are: Gustavo Gregorio de Jesús Rodríguez, alias ‘Arcángel’; Laura Patricia Rubio Diaz; Álvaro Máximo Vargas Valencia, ‘Nicola’; Henry Naranjo López, ‘La Gorda’ or ‘El Rolo’; and Fabio José Rodríguez Escorcia, ‘El Mono’.
The operation was made possible by the collaboration of a source that provided information about the alleged criminals, and through the use of cartographic reconnaissance and satellite photographs of the places where the individuals operated for the Clan del Golfo, according to reported the RNC chain.
Meanwhile, during the operation the authorities seized a pistol, two magazines, ammunition, two cell phones and a notebook.
Presumably, the five individuals apprehended belong to the North Caribbean Commission of the Clan del Golfo. They are accused of the crimes of homicide, conspiracy to commit a crime for the purpose of homicide; manufacture, trafficking, carrying or possession of firearms or ammunition; Y manufacture or possession of drugs.
According to the investigation of the authorities, with the capture of the aforementioned individuals, the clarification of four murders that occurred in Santa Marta during 2021, which were “ordered by the leaders of the criminal structure dedicated to selective homicide, drug trafficking, extortion, among other criminal behavior.”
With the information presented by the Prosecutor’s Office, a judge issued the measure of “security in a prison center”.