The evidence collected by the Attorney General’s Office allowed a judge to send Johiner Alejandro Hernández Pérez, alias El Negro, to prison. He is allegedly responsible for a homicide committed on February 10 in El Copey (Cesar).

The crime took place in the Puente Quemao, a rural area of ​​this municipality, where the victim and his brother suffered an accident that caused their vehicle to overturn.

Apparently, they were approached by two people, one of them would be Hernández Pérez. Both brothers were shot. One of them died and the other one was seriously injured in the head.

‘El Negro’ was arrested in Bogotá (Cundinamarca) by Technical Investigative Corps (CTI) in coordination with Gaula- National Police.

A prosecutor of the Sectional Office in Cesar charged the defendant with aggravated homicide, attempted homicide and manufacturing, trafficking and possession of firearms or ammunition.

Due to these same events, the Prosecutor’s Office also managed to send José Gregorio Hurtado Berdugo, alias Gregorio, to prison as was arrested in Medellín (Antioquia).

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

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.