At the request of a prosecutor of the Sectional Office in Madgalena Medio, a judge sent Duván Pinto Barrozo, alias ‘Yair 24’, to prison. This person would be the second in command of the 24th Front of the Farc dissents, Magdalena Medio Block.

The Attorney General´s Office charged him with aggravated criminal conspiracy to commit a crime for the purpose of terrorist activities and the use of uniforms and insignia for the exclusive use of the armed forces.

According to the investigation, the arrested person was strengthening his criminal structure and controlling strategic points for the gold mines and coca paste processing laboratories in the area.

The arrest of alias “Yair 24′, was carried out in a joint operation between the Prosecutor’s Office, Police, Army and National Navy in Santa Rosa del Sur, Bolívar.

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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.