Luis Enrique Bernaza Cortes and Édison Moreno Sánchez were prosecuted for their alleged criminal liability in manufacturing, trafficking and possessing firearms, ammunition for restricted use or for private use of the armed forces, or explosives.

Both defendants were arrested in flagrante when National Police carried out some verifications in the municipality of Tumaco (Nariño). The authorities found them in possession of a bag with five dynamite sticks, five detonators and 40 centimeters of safety fuse.

Defendants did not plead guilty to the charges and according to decision made by a judge (in Spanish control de garantias) detention orders with imprisonment were issued. They must serve the sentence in Buchely prison.