Gaula Militares captura 18 bandidos y evitan el pago de $235.000.000 por extorsión y $275.000.000 por secuestro

In recent days, the Military Gaula units (Anti-Extortion and Anti-Kidnapping Group) in joint and coordinated operations with the Gaula (Anti-Extortion and Anti-Kidnapping Group) of the National Police, the National Police and the CTI (Technical Investigations Corps) of the Attorney General's Office, carried out different operations within the framework of the Ayacucho Plan.


This is how the Military Gaula - Buenaventura together with the CTI (Technical Investigations Corps) reported the release by pressure of troops of a man of Ecuadorian nationality, who was apparently kidnapped by two members of the FARC-EP dissidents, self-called Segunda Marquetalia who demanded $200,000,000 COP in exchange for his release and respect for his life.


For its part, the Military Gaula (Anti-Extortion and Anti-Kidnapping Group) Casanare with the CTI (Technical Investigations Corps), reported the release by pressure of troops and the advice in negotiating the payment of the kidnapping, of a citizen who had been kidnapped on January 27, 2023 in the place known as La Ollada near the city of Caracas, in Venezuela, apparently by members of the El Tren de Aragua gang, in which they made a demand of 17 thousand dollars or $75,000,000 COP in exchange for his release.


In the same way, the Cundinamarca Military Gaula (Anti-Extortion and Anti-Kidnapping Group), in an intelligence operation with the CTI (Technical Investigations Corps) carried out in the Yomasa sector to the south of the capital city, arrested two members of the front 1 of the FARC at the time when they intended to collect $200,000,000 COP from a merchant in the municipality of Usme, who they were extorting in exchange for not attacking his life. It should be noted that in the operation it was possible to find 1 firearm with 8 cartridges in its magazine, 1 motorcycle and 3 cell phones with several sim cards which were put into custody of the Prosecutor's Office.


The Caribe Military Gaula (Anti-Extortion and Anti-Kidnapping Group) group with the Gaula of the Police and the CTI (Technical Investigations Corps) of the Prosecutor's Office arrested in two different operations, five individuals belonging to the organized gang Los Rastrojos -Costeños. In the first tactical mission, the first two criminals were arrested at the moment they received $5,000,000 COP, in the second there were three arrests in which they intended to receive $30,000,000 COP as extortion payment from merchants in the region.


The Military Gaula Valle with CTI reported the arrest of an individual of common crime, who had an arrest warrant for the crime of extortive kidnapping aggravated by the events that occurred on January 18, 2023, being victims two citizens who were kidnapped in the city of Cali, by whom they would be demanding a large sum of money in exchange for their supposed release, but later their lifeless bodies were found by troops in the municipality of Villa Rica Cauca.


In another operation of this same Valle Unit, with Gaula Police and CTI (Technical Investigations Corps), they reported seven arrests by court order of the La Inmaculada common crime group, significantly harming the operations of this criminal structure and decreasing its ability to capture money from illicit activities.


The Military Gaula - Tumaco with the National Police, in a search procedure carried out in the Ciudadela neighborhood, arrested by judicial order a woman member of common crime, who was wanted by the Colombian justice. At the time of the arrest she had in her possession 1 traumatic pistol, 1 .38 caliber revolver, 40 380mm caliber cartridges, 34 cartridges for traumatic pistol and a special Indumil 38mm caliber cartridge.


In the same way, the Putumayo Military Gaula with the Gaula of the Police and CTI (Technical Investigations Corps) arrested in flagrante delicto in the municipality of Puerto Asís a woman, in the same way, member of common crime, at the moment when she was receiving money directly at the victim's home, as a product of extortion.


The Meta Military Gaula, together with the Gaula Police reported the arrest by judicial order, of an individual apparently a member of common crime who was wanted for the crime of aggravated extortion and kidnapping.


Source: Military Gaula National Directorate - Press Office


Thursday, March 16, 2023 By MEBS