At the request of the Special Prosecutor’s Office against criminal gangs, several people were criminally charged for being alleged members of the ‘Libertadores del Vichada’ armed group (Grupo Armado Organizado (GAO)), at least since 2009, which used to commit crimes in Puerto Gaitán (Meta).

Among the people involved in the case is the elected councillor of Puerto Gaitán (Meta) Zulay Slendy Méndez Gualteros and several men. One of them was the person with whom she planned a murder.