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Office of the Attorney General carried out the total handing over of reports on conflict-related crimes to JEP

Six new reports were handed over to the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz JEP). In order to guarantee an effective prosecution of actions committed during the armed conflict in Colombia and avoid their repetition, the Office...

Criminal clan that is accused of destroying rivers and streams in Nariño has been dismantled

The Office of the Attorney General and National Police arrested 8 alleged members of a criminal network carrying out illegal mining activities in Triángulo de Telembí (Nariño). Arrest warrants against the above mentioned ringleaders have been issued. Assets for...

Former militiaman that allegedly tried to ‘sneak’ into peace process with FARC has been charged with torture and homicide offenses

Alias Solano or Gordo Quemado, former ringleader of a guerilla group which kidnapped and killed a businessman in Putumayo, has been sentenced to more than 46 years in prison. In the last year, the defendant has tried to justify...

A human smuggling network involved in the death of 19 foreign citizens that shipwrecked in the Caribbean Sea was dismantled

The Office of the Attorney General and Migration authorities in Colombia, supported by the US agency ICE, arrested seven people who are accused of coordinating the crossing of migrants from Chocó to Panamá. The discovery of 19 African citizens who...

Office of the Attorney General identifies illegal properties of ELN in Arauca

Nine properties, valued at 5,600 million pesos, were seized. According to investigations, these properties would be in the name of alias ‘bigotes’, alleged front man of the so-called Domingo Laín Sáenz front of the ELN. Thanks to a follow-up work...

Criminal finances of the so-called ‘La Casona’ criminal organization which was involved in drug trafficking activities downtown Bogotá has received a hard blow

11 properties that were at the service of drug trafficking networks and were valued at 6.300 million pesos have been seized The Office of the Attorney General and National Police make progress in their fight against illicit finances derived...

With the purpose of improving citizen security in main cities of the country, an an agreement between the Office of the Attorney General and Asocapitales has been carried out to identify recurring crimes

Frontal fight against crime in the main cities of the country. Attorney General, Néstor Humberto Martínez Neira and the Executive Director of ASOCAPITALES, Luz María Zapata Zapata, signed on February 18 an agreement to join institutional efforts and exchange relevant...

Fraud concerning retirement pensions also affected National Police in Bolívar

The Office of the Attorney General arrested 12 people including officers and doctors who certified false psychiatric and physical illnesses to grant members of the National Police retirement pensions. In the course of first stage of the so-called ‘Evadidos’ operation,...

Office of the Attorney General launched strategy to protect social leaders who are victims of threats

Deputy Attorney General announced results about investigations and next meeting in which prevention issues will be discussed. Deputy Attorney General, María Paulina Riveros Dueñas, announced that from now on the institution will launch two communication channels for leaders who are...

Press Release 192

Today, February 14, 2019, in Quito (Ecuador), the Binational Meeting between the Attorney General of Colombia, Néstor Humberto Martínez Neira, and the Interim  Attorney General of Ecuador, Ruth Jimena Palacios Brito, took place. The purpose was to renew the commitment...