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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...

‘Chaux’ clan, accused of hiding illegal assets of the Eastern Bloc of the demobilized Farc, was dismantled

The Office of the Attorney General arrested José Hugo Chaux Cuéllar; his wife, Luz Stella González Cuéllar; and his son, José Hugo Chaux González, alleged frontmen of the 16th front of the organization. In judicial proceedings carried out in Bogotá,...

Properties of a PAE´s contractor were seized since contractor would have bought tamales in a company of tow trucks

‘Guane’ Operation – Assets Forfeiture Office of the Attorney General imposed precautionary measures on cooperatives and assets belonging to Germán Trujillo Manrique who is investigated for corruption concerning school meals program (Programa de Alimentación Escolar (PAE) in Santander. Assets that...

Other charges have been issued for alleged member of ELN concerning the attack committed against the National Police academy (Escuela de Policía General Santander)

Thanks to investigations carried out with the cooperation of National Police, the Office of the Attorney General will bring charges against Wilson Arévalo Hernández, alias Chaco, for his alleged participation in the terrorist attack which caused the 22 deaths...

Locating resources lost in the so-called Contract Carousel in Bogotá

Office of the Attorney General will bring charges against entrepreneur that  allegedly facilitated 'money laundering' and investments of money linked to embezzlement and will also ask for precautionary measures concerning properties illegally obtained through bribes and advance payments in...

The Office of the Attorney General obtained a prison sentence in a case of extrajudicial killings of two young male in Meta

The retired Major of National Army, Wilson Orlando Lizarazo, will serve  38 years and 4 months in prison, since he was part of an illegal agreement that was reached by some army officers and the so-called centauros bloc (Bloque...

Office of the Attorney General solved legal status of Carlos Eduardo Caicedo Omar

Former principal of Universidad del Magdalena was investigated by a prosecutor specialized in human rights for the crimes of conspiracy to commit a crime and murder. A prosecutor specialized in human rights solved Carlos Eduardo Caicedo legal status for the...