After approving the evidence presented by a sectional prosecutor, a judge issued a prison sentence against three men, for their alleged responsibility in the crime of manufacturing, trafficking and possession of firearms of private and restricted use of the Armed Forces.

This is about the alleged leader of the criminal group Las 23, Duván Stiven Mulato Ramos, alias ZGordo; Cristián Mauricio Mina Aponzá and Julián Andrés Riascos Campaz, alias Care Muñeca.

According to the investigation, the defendants apparently engaged in selective homicide by the modality of hit men, trafficking and possession of firearms and violent theft of people and motorcycles, in Puerto Tejada (Cauca), Cali and Jamundí (Valle del Cauca).

The people were arrested on a public road in Puerto Tejada during an operation carried out by members of the Technical Investigative Corps (CTI), with the support of National Police and National Army.

During the judicial proceeding, the authorities seized two 9-millimeter pistols, a 38-caliber revolver, two magazines, ammunition, and four cell phones.

The Prosecutor’s Office associated three homicides committed this year that would be charged to Duván Stiven Mulato Ramos, alias ZGordo. He also faces a criminal investigation for the crime of illegal possession of firearms.

During the hearings, the three people did not plead guilty to the charges.


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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 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.