184 detention measures have been obtained against people identified as members of armed or criminal groups such as the Clan del Golfo, the ELN, Los Puntilleros, Los Joyeros and Esparta.

The Attorney General, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, in the company of the Deputy Attorney General, Martha Janeth Mancera, and the Delegate Director on Public Safety, Luisa Obando Guerrero, traveled to the Department of Córdoba in order to verify the progress made concerning the investigative strategies to affect criminal structures that profit from homicide, kidnapping, extortion, robbery against the commercial sector, thefts, crimes that threaten the environment.

Between January and October of this year, prosecutors of the Sectional Office in Córdoba achieved 184 detention measures against alleged members of criminal organizations such as the Clan del Golfo, the ELN, Los Puntilleros, Los Joyeros, and Esparta. These structures were involved in drug trafficking, as well as the commission of homicides, extortion, and theft, among others.

In addition, the plans and the coordination of capacities allowed the clarification of all the cases of femicide that took place in that Department during 2021.

Likewise, after prioritizing investigations related to sexual violence, 95 cases were clarified in Córdoba.

On the other hand, the Attorney General Barbosa Delgado announced a conclusive overwhelming figure in Sucre: “a historical figure of zero homicides in 17 days in the Department of Sucre, due to the preventive work”

In addition, he assured: “I believe that we are producing results in the territories. The Office of the Attorney General is not only in the streets and territories but also near people, near citizens, in order for them to trust in justice by guaranteeing security and above all, the Office of the Attorney General is not limited to four or five main cities and is here near people”

This announcement was made by the Attorney General in Lorica in the Department of Córdoba, where he inaugurated the headquarters, as he did with Caivas headquarters in Montería. During this trip, he met with prosecutors and investigators in the Sectional Office in Córdoba to evaluate actions and outcomes against different crimes in the country.

When we speak, results follow.

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.