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Quibdó: 12 alleged members of ‘Los Palmeños’ prosecuted

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The Chocó Sectional Prosecutor’s Office prosecuted 12 people accused of allegedly belonging to the criminal group Los Palmeños or Los Zetas that committed crimes in Quibdó.

Six of them were captured by court order for the crime of conspiracy to commit a crime for the purposes of extortion, the others for the crime of manufacturing, trafficking and carrying weapons for private use, and manufacturing, trafficking and carrying narcotics, when they were caught in flagrante delicto. in several homes where they carried out search and seizure procedures.

Guarantee control judges who conducted the hearings placed eleven of them under security measures in a prison. While one of them was released but linked to the process.

According to what was announced at the hearing by one of the prosecutors of the Chocó Section, a person who works transporting people on motorcycles stated that he is presumably tired of the threats because he does not want to accede to the claims of the members of this criminal organization. transporting weapons and members of Los Palmeños or Los Zetas decided to report and collaborate with the authorities by providing information about their criminal actions.

In interrogation, sworn statements, photographic examinations, among other procedures, he said that he knows people from the organization who commit crimes in neighborhoods such as Palenque, La Playita, Niño Jesús and Alfonso López, and that, apparently, they commit thefts, sell narcotics, extort and due to this fact they have displaced residents of Quibdó to other sectors or cities.

Their way of operating in terms of extortion is that if people do not agree to their demands, they frighten them by shooting at the facades of their homes, they send threatening pamphlets with demands, they call to pressure them, and they constantly persecute them to that comply with the required payments.

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In addition, a member who is still the head of the organization decided to collaborate with the authorities and, apparently, confessed what the organization’s criminal actions are like.

In raids

In one of the houses where the authorities came to capture several of them, they found a submachine gun-type firearm, 15 cartridges of the same weapon, and a bag with 64 tubes with a white substance that, when subjected to a PIPH test, gave positive for cocaine, 15 thousand pesos in cash and two cell phones.

Due to this discovery, they were captured in flagrante delicto and charged with the crimes of manufacturing, trafficking and carrying of weapons for private use, and manufacturing, trafficking and carrying of narcotics.

In a home in the El Reposo neighborhood of Quibdó, another person was caught flagrante delicto during search and seizure proceedings. At the site they found two firearms and 36 gun projectiles. He was charged with the crime of manufacturing, trafficking and carrying weapons for private use.

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