José Manuel Vega Zorro and Darwin Esteban García Gómez, were arrested in flagrante delicto and were identified minutes after they apparently stole a cell phone from their victim, who was using it on a street in the rural area of Aguamaco in the municipality of Tauramena, in Casanare

Both men, José Manuel Vega Zorro and Darwin Esteban García Gómez, must answer for the crime aggravated theft.

On June 17, both men approached the victim and took off his cell phone. Then they fled on a motorcycle, but thanks to the fact that the police were notified, the officers were able to locate them. The stolen cell phone was found during the search.

On June 20, a prosecutor from the Sectional Office in Casanare charged them as allegedly responsible for the crime of aggravated robbery. They did not plead guilty. A judge of the municipality of Sabanalarga (Casanare) accepted the request made by the prosecutor´s office  to legalize the arrest and seizure proceedings and to decree a measure of deprivation of liberty in a prison center.

The Office of the Attorney General makes this information public for reasons of general interest.

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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.