At the request of the Prosecutor’s Office, a judge in  Ocaña (Norte de Santander) issued a prison sentence against Regino Ramírez Jacome for his alleged responsibility in the crime of trafficking, manufacturing, or possession of narcotics.

According to the investigations carried out by the institution, the man was arrested in a flagrante delicto on March 18 by National Police, when they surprised him when transporting 12 kilos of cocaine.

The substance was found in the gasoline tank of a motorcycle in which the accused was traveling between the municipalities of Ocaña and Sardinata (Norte de Santander) where it was going to be sold.

Ramírez Jacome did not plead guilty to the charges brought by the Prosecutor’s Office and will serve the sentence in a prison in Ocaña.

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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.