On the morning of this Thursday, the authorities confirmed the death of Juan Larinson Castro Estupinanbetter known by the alias of ‘matamba’, and was wanted after having escaped from La Picota prison in Bogotá.
The former leader of the Clan del Golfo was killed in the middle of an operation by the National Police in conjunction with the DEAin a rural area of the municipality of Bolívar, in the department of Santander.
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As confirmed by the director of the National Police, General Jorge Luis Vargas, ‘Matamba’ He had been taking refuge in the place where he was discharged between five or six days.
A ‘witch’, key to the location of ‘Matamba’
As revealed RCN news, the authorities “contacted a witch whom he had called ‘Matamba’ for years.” The woman was in charge, through witchcraft and santeria, of “protecting him from dying in combat or being captured by the authorities.”
With the information provided by the woman, the authorities advanced the cartographic work to establish the three points where she was ‘Matamba’ after his escape.
In addition, it was learned that the former leader I was with one of the escorts, whom they track to find his capture, however, it is known that he is wounded.