The First Criminal Court of the Circuit of Arauca (Arauca) sentenced Julio César Acevedo Jaimes to five years and four months in prison for his responsibility in the crime of manufacturing, trafficking, and possessing firearms, accessories, parts or ammunition.

The facts for which he was convicted, occurred on March 24, 2021 in the Miramar neighborhood of this city, when the National Police carried out control operations and he was surprised with a handmade pistol-type firearm and a 22-caliber cartridge without the documentation required to carry it.

Acevedo Jaimes will remain in a prison in the main city of the department of Arauca

The sentence issued on April 20 was obtained after a preliminary agreement between the Prosecutor’s Office and the defendant.

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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.