The Attorney General’s Office prosecuted Nick Lenon Franco before a judge in Arauca (Arauca). He is accused of having murdered an indigenous man identified as Henry Gallardo Gómez, belonging to the Hitnü indigenous community in the department of Arauca.

The facts took place on November 1st on a road known as Juan Farfán in sector ‘Pozo de las Babas’ in Arauca.

The Prosecutor’s Office was able to establish that the defendant arrived at the place where the victim was and wounded him in the neck with a sharp weapon, which caused his death two days after the events.

The National Police arrested the defendant on November 22 by virtue of a court order in Arauca.

The Prosecutor’s Office brought charges for the crime of homicide. He defendant did not plead guilty. The alleged suspect must comply with the security measure in prison by decision of the judge.

When we speak, results follow.

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.