The victims are four members of the National Police and two marines who were attacked with firearms.

Due to the evidence obtained by the Attorney General’s Office, Cristian Camilo Valenzuela Zapata, alias Pollo; and Samir Leonardo Ramírez Torres, alias El Negro, pleaded guilty, through a preliminary agreement, to the murder of six members of the public force in Meta and Caquetá, between September 2021 and January 2022

A specialized judge in Florencia (Caquetá) approved the agreement and sentenced the two members of the Jorge Briceño structure of FARC dissidents, to 34 years and 7 months in prison for  aggravated homicide, attempted homicide; manufacturing, trafficking, possession of firearms, accessories, parts or ammunition; and aggravated criminal conspiracy.

The first case took place on September 16, 2021, in San Vicente del Caguán (Caquetá). National Police patrolmen Víctor Alfonso Rojas Vargas and Kevin Esteban Guevara Barrios were attacked with firearms while carrying out their duties.

Subsequently, on December 9, 2021, ‘Pollo’ and ‘Negro’ shot a group of National Navy, in the rural area of ​​Cartagena del Chairá (Caquetá). The marines John Flores Jaramillo and Jheison Alberto Núñez Moreno died while another officer was seriously injured.

Finally, on January 11, 2022, the defendants caused the death of the National Police patrolmen José Edinson Rivera Garrido and Hermes Alberto Mora Guevara in Lejanías (Meta).

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.