The Attorney General highlighted that the entity has obtained detention measures in 80% of the known cases.
At the end of a meeting between representatives of the Judicial Branch and the mayor of Bogotá, Claudia López Hernández; the Attorney General, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, highlighted the importance of working together to tackle crime and find solutions to public safety issues.
“For the Office of the Attorney General, this type of meeting is very important since institutions must cooperate and work together. Today we discussed and talked about two fundamental issues in Bogotá: the issue of security and the issue of justice, which is our concern”, said the Attorney General.
At the meeting, possible prompt and effective solutions to denunciations and requests from citizens were discussed. These will be included in a bill that will be presented before the Congress of the Republic.
“Next week, the Office of the Attorney General will send to the Minister of Interior the proposals that arose in the meeting. Among the proposals is the improvement of the mechanism for the early ending of processes, which are the preliminary agreements, in order to expedite them, especially in some circumstances that would allow us to be much more effective in law enforcement”, he explained.
Likewise, the Attorney General highlighted that the entity has obtained detention measures in 80% of the known cases.
“It is necessary to work on everything related to crimes in flagrant delicto, the reports that are presented before the judges and prosecutors in order to have evidence that will allow us to obtain results within the framework of the decisions”, he stressed.
Finally, he stated that joint work with the different authorities is a good message for citizens and for the legitimacy of the institutions.
For her part, the mayor of Bogotá, Claudia López, thanked the participation of the Attorney General’s Office in these scenarios and its contributions to the criminal proceedings regarding bringing the arrested people before justice.