A special group of the headquarters and the Sectional Office in Cauca will guide the investigation into the explosion of a car bomb in Corinto and the kidnapping of a CTI official in Caloto.
The Attorney General, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, transferred his office to Cauca and, in the company of the Deputy Attorney General, Martha Janeth Mancera; the Delegate Director on Public Safety Luisa Obando; and the executive staff of the Sectional Office in Cauca defined actions to promote the investigations to determine who are those responsible for the recent criminal actions that occurred in the Department.
“We have made the decision to transfer the office of the Attorney General to the Department of Cauca during the next few days, as a result of the sad situation that arose in the municipality of Corinto (Cauca) in which a car bomb exploded and produced a significant number of wounded people. Likewise, a CTI officer of the Office of the Attorney General was kidnapped by a criminal group here”, said the Attorney General Barbosa Delgado.
He also insisted on the fact that the differential strategies and itinerant work in the territories will be strengthened in Cauca to continue impacting organized crime and obtaining results against the structures that affect the tranquility of the communities.
“We must say that the Office of the Attorney General has acted in several actions against crime in the Department, especially in the fight against drug trafficking. In the last 80 days we have seized more than 140 tons of supplies for the production of drugs and 120 tons of cocaine hydrochloride and marijuana in that area of the country”, he said.
In accordance with the guidelines defined by the Attorney General, a special team, in a joint work with the military forces and the National Police, will advance in the clarification of terrorist action that took place in Corinto and the kidnapping of the CTI investigator in Caloto (Cauca).
The Office of the Attorney General makes this information public for reasons of general interest.
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The information contained in this press release corresponds to the narration of the objective news provided by the officials in charge of carrying out the criminal investigations within the Office of the Attorney General. By the time this communication is disclosed, the legal status of the people mentioned is still pending to be resolved by the competent judicial authority, always under the presumption of innocence contemplated by Article 29 of the Political Constitution and Article 7 of Law 906 of 2004.