Judge ordered his immediate transfer to La Picota prison

Based on evidences showed by the Office of the Attorney General, the 11th Circuit Court who has jurisdiction over this matter sentenced former Mayor of Bogotá Samuel Moreno Rojas to 39 years and 8 months in prison for offenses committed in the so-called contract carousel ‘carrusel de la contratación’.

According to the investigation, the former governor took part in the contracts related to the third phase of Transmilenio (public transportation system in Colombia), contractual processes concerning roads 071 and 072 in 2008.